Name: Parris Laurie
Occupation: Health and Physical Education Teacher
Football achievements: U23’s WA state rep, Claremont WFC Captain 2018/19, AFLW 2019(Fremantle)
What excites you most about being an inaugural Eagle? Inspiring young girls to never put a limit on what they can achieve. Being a part of something that is so big and also growing so fast.
Which teammate are you most looking forward to playing with? There’s too many! So many girls that I’m super excited to play with and all for different reasons. I’m also pretty excited to see the Irish girls in action!
The toughest AFLW opponent you’ve encountered? Rhiannon Metcalfe
Pre-game meal? Whatever’s going tbh; Subway usually does the job though.
Game day superstitions? Tighten my shoes just before on field warm up.
Wost injury? Hip flexor cork
Hobby? Brunch and competitive social sports with friends e.g. Spikeball, quoits, tennis, volleyball
Favourite holiday spot? Switzerland and theme parks
What’s your spirit animal? In-season: Baby Giraffe. Off-season: Hippopotamus
Favourite band? Nickelback – Not sure why everyone pretends to not like them…
Favourite TV series? Friends, New Girl, Scrubs and a newly added fav - Gogglebox
Something you can’t live without? Sweet and salty combos ie popcorn and maltesers, plus salted caramel flavoured everything!