An uncompromising inside midfielder, Cunnington was selected at pick five by North Melbourne in the 2009 NAB AFL Draft. Known for his competitiveness and hardness at the ball, Cunnington’s 54 games in his first three years have him in good stead as North build towards regular finals football. 2013 was Cunnington’s breakout year establishing himself a vital cog in the North Melbourne midfield. Away from the footy field, Cunnington is an extremely keen fisherman, having recently purchased his first boat. Ben became a Woolworths White Milk Ambassador 2015.