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AFLW: Emma Kearney Partner Kate Shierlaw And Their Dating Life

Emma Kearney and her partner, Kate Shierlaw, had been in a relationship for around four years.

Emma Kearney, a famous Australian Rules footballer, and former cricketer, was born on 24 September 1989 to her parents, Michael and Loretta, in Hamilton, Victoria.  She is currently an Australian rules footballer and used to play cricket for Essendon Maribyrnong Park Ladies Cricket Club in Melbourne.

Emma became aware that she was homosexual when she was 15; however, she came to tell her mother about her sexuality when she was 20. Not only her, but her older brother is also a homosexual and her mother’s twin sister too.

Being a homosexual, she faced lots of problems in her life. Due to this reason, she hadn’t revealed about her relationships.

Who is Emma Kearney’s Partner? Meet Kate Shierlaw

Kate Shierlaw, a partner of Emma Kearney, who were together for around four years, made their relationship public in 2021.

Kate and Emme revealed their relationship in 2021 after three-and-a-half years of dating. In an interview with The Herald Sun, they open up about their private life. However, Emma wasn’t 100% comfortable revealing her partner, Kate, due to society and homophobia. She said that she had to tell kate as a friend to others.

Kate Shierlaw, an Australian Rules footballer, was born on 28 February 1989. She played football at the Carlton Football Club in the AFL Women’s competition. She played her first career match from Carlton in 2017 against Greater Western Sydney.

Later, she joined St Kilda Football Club in 2019 and continued her football journey. She represented the Kilda club as a co-captain in 2020. She announced she signed a contract to play for the Kilda club until the end of the 2021-22 season.

Additionally, this beautiful couple has posted their pictures and happy moments on their social media and made a perfect example to those who feel scared to accept and share their identity.

Some Interesting facts about Emma Kearney And Her Partner

Kate and Her Partner Are Together For 4 Years

In an interview with The Herald Sun in 2021, this couple revealed they had been in a relationship for three and a half years.

As for 2022, they have been together for more than four years. They had maintained their relationship private because of their genders. However, they feel comfortable after being together for more than three years. They were scared about their society and homophobia, and despite that, they made public about it later.

Moreover, Emma said that she would break up with kate when she arrived, but she relied upon kate a little bit more to have someone to talk about, and she thought she got a great connection between them, and one thing led to another.

Furthermore, they are living and spending their happy life together. They often share pictures of their happy moments on their respective social media accounts.

Kate’s Partner, Emma Was Barred From Football at 12

Emma started playing football at an early age, but she had to leave at the age of 12 when she got barred from playing with the boy’s team.

She was raised on a farm outside Hamilton. Her father, Michael, used to oval in the paddocks and played cricket in the summer season and footy in the winter season.

However, Emma Kearney returned to football while studying physical education teaching degree at Ballarat. In 2010, she made a debut in the Victorian Women’s Football League by joining Melbourne University. She was the five-time club’s best and fairest award winner from this team.

Emma got membership in the triumphant Victorian team at the AFL Women’s National Championship in Cairns. In the same year, she got selected by the Western Bulldogs in the first national women’s draft.

Emma Is A Former Professional Cricketer

Kate’s Partner, Emma, is not only a football player but is also a former professional cricketer who played for Melbourne’s Inner-north.

Her father maintained a playground to play footy in winter and cricket in summer. She started playing at an early age with her two brothers and twin sister. Her family was active in both sports, and her younger brother was always with her playing sports.

In 2013, she was selected by Victoria Spirit for the first time and got a chance to play 20 matches for the team. She served Victoria until the end of the 2016-17 season.

She was a Right-handed Batsman and Right-arm Medium fast bowler. In her career, she played 20 matches in WNCL and 43 matches in women’s T20. She had successfully taken 29 wickets in her career.

Furthermore, she faced a dual sports controversy in 2016. She revealed that Cricket Association had asked to sign documents committing her to focus on cricket training and matches over AFL Women’s training sessions.

Kate Shierlaw Net Worth 2022

Kate Shierlaw, an Australian rules football player, has yet to reveal her net worth.

However, she has consistently played football since 2017 and might earn a decent amount of money from her career till now and has an estimated net worth of around $1 million, less or more.

Her partner, Emma Kearney, also has a net worth of around 1 to 3 million, more or less. Like Kate, she also has yet to be mentioned her income and net worth. Emma has been in the sports field since 2010. She is a former cricket player and currently playing Australian Rules Football.

Although she is an athlete, she served as a teacher at Mount Alexander College and taught physical education. She has a degree of Bachelor in physical education from Ballarat University. Currently, she is coaching the under-15 footy girls’ teams in Flemington.