Ali played rugby league as a junior before playing Touch Football in the years she couldn't play league. She returned in 2009, making both her Queensland and Australian Jillaroos debut in the same year.
Ali has been part of two Rugby League World Cup winning teams, in 2013 and 2017.
Away from Rugby League, Ali is a labourer.
Ali played halfback for QLD in the inaugural Women's Holden State of Origin and has signed with the Broncos for the 2018 Women's Premiership.
Club - Ipswich Brothers
Position - Five Eighth
Representative Landmarks - Queensland 2009 - current, Australian Jillaroos 2009 - current