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AFLW: Fast facts: Sarah Perkins

Name: Sarah Perkins

Playing number: 28

Nickname: Perko

Position: Forward

Greatest footy moment: Winning the flag in 2017 with the Crows

Favourite athlete: Steven Gerrard and Sharelle McMahon

Favourite movie/TV show: She’s The Man/ One Tree Hill

Who has had the biggest influence on your career: Bec Goddard and my brother

Match day song: HyperParadise by Hermitude (Flume remix)  

What inspires you: My team mates

If you didn’t play AFLW, what would you be doing: Coaching

What is the strangest thing you have ever eaten: Turtle

Favourite travel destination: Canada

If you could have one superpower, what would it be: Flying

Which team do you look forward to playing against the most and why: Melbourne, we haven’t beaten them yet and my best mate plays for them so we usually chat a little and the banter is always good

Which team mate would be voted off survivor first and why: Sedgey because she’s allergic to everything

Personal goals for 2019: Play good footy

What’s the best advice you’ve been given: To never give up on my dream and work hard to make it happen, as well as to have no regrets

Team barracked for as a child: Hawthorn

Favourite AFLW player: Erin Phillips

Childhood hero: My brother Simon

Describe yourself as a footballer: Passionate player that loves a celebration haha

One word to describe yourself? Kind