Name: Rachel Kearns

Nickname: Rach

Hometown: Mayo

Other sports you have played: GAA, soccer, boxing, basketball, horse riding 

When did you first think that playing AFLW was a real option for you? 2020, when I came to visit Melbourne.

Which teammate has helped you the most? There’s been a lot but Annabel Johnson has been so good and made sure I understand everything at training and Meg (McDonald) has been so helpful in every way.

Best advice you’ve ever received: Train like you want to play

Who have been your role models? Katie Taylor (Irish boxer)

Favourite athlete: Katie Taylor.

What’s your go to karaoke song: Baby - Justin Bieber

One talent you wish you had: Be able dance.

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Do you have any pets? Have four dogs: two sheepdogs and two jack russels. Two sheepdogs are for farming purposes and the two jack russels are house pets.

Favourite movie: Longest Ride

Favourite TV show: Desperate Housewives

Netflix, Stan, Disney+ or Prime: Netflix

Follow Rachel on Social Media

Twitter: @Raachkearns