Hailing from country Victoria, Daisy Pearce is a pioneer of Women’s Football in Australia. One of the AFLW’s premier stars she has been at the forefront of the fast-expanding women’s game since its launch on the national stage in 2016.
With the AFLW only in it’s infancy, Daisy already boasts an astounding resume. Captain of the Melbourne Football Club’s for the first two AFLW seasons (2017 & 2018) she won the Club’s Best & Fairest in both of those years and was also named a 2x All-Australian representative. Daisy’s resume extends off the field where she is an experienced media personality and a practicing mid-wife.
Expecting twins, Daisy sat out the 2019 AFLW’s season, her time however was not spent in idle. She further established herself as an expert analyst for the Seven Network and on radio for SEN, and continued her work at the Melbourne Football Club, taking on an off-field role mentoring the club’s first-year players.
Daisy is a humble, grounded and caring character. With her passion for the game still strong, Daisy is back on the field for her beloved Melbourne Football Club in 2020 with her young family cheering from the stands.
- Melbourne AFLW captain: 2017, 2018, 2020
- 2x All-Australian team: 2017 (c), 2018
- 2x Melbourne FC best and fairest: 2017, 2018
- 2x AFLW best captain award: 2017, 2018
- First woman to be elected as a director on the board of the AFLPA