Name and Nickname: Niamh Kelly "Nelly".

What’s one word to describe you? Hungry (always haha!!)

How did you become an Eagle? Through an international recruitment agency called CrossCoders.

Favourite NEW teammate so far? I’ll be meeting them all next week as I’m in hotel quarantine, so I can’t choose haha but I’m looking forward to meeting them all!!

What is your favourite game day song? Thunder – Imagine Dragons.

What is your favourite thing to eat the night before or the day of a match? Overnight oats and fruit.

Do you have any game day superstitions and if so, what? Not really, but I like to do mindfulness before games, and go for a coffee the morning of a game!

Personal goal for 2022? Be more consistent and competitive this year.

Who was your favourite player as a kid? I didn’t watch AFL as a child as I grew up in Ireland, but as soon as I started hearing about AFL, I listened out for Tadgh Kennelly. My favourite Gaelic footballer as a child in Ireland was Ciaran McDonald!

What player has had the biggest influence on your career? Dana Hooker – she is so determined!

What’s your favourite sport that isn’t AFL? Gaelic football.

What is your favourite football memory so far? Our first win with West Coast Eagles v the Bulldogs in 2020 was special!

If you could be another player for a week, who would it be? Mikayla Bowen – I love her attitude on and off the field!

If you could attend any sporting event in the world, what would it be? Wimbledon.

Favourite off-season hobby? During the AFLW off-season, I go home to Ireland and play Gaelic football, so my off-season is very short, but I love to catch up with friends and family and go on a good hike, cycle or out for brunch!!

Name three famous people you’d invite over for dinner? Eliud Kipchoge, LeBron James & Jennifer Lopez.

What would you name your boat if you had one? Kelly’s Kruise.

What’s your favourite Perth café or restaurant? Ooh there’s so many... The Little Bay and Little Sisto would have to be my two favourites!

Tomato sauce in the fridge, yes or no? Yes!