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|Full name||Elizabeth Rose Ralston|
|Date of birth||16 May 1995|
|Place of birth||Camden, Australia|
|Height||162 cm (5 ft 4 in)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league onlyand correct as of 21 February 2018|
Elizabeth Rose Ralston (born 16 May 1995) is an Australian football (soccer) player, who currently plays for Sydney FC in the Australian W-League.
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