Sport for Women

Shannon McFerran

Type: Player/Athlete
Sports: AFL
Location: Australia

Shannon McFerranis an Australian rules football player in the Victorian Women's Football League. She is the current captain at the St Albans Spurs in the VWFL Premier Division. She currently coaches the St Albans Spurs Youth Girls team.

McFerran began playing for a boys' team at the age of nine.

In June 2007 Shannon was one of two Victorian Women's Football League representatives in the E.J. Whitten legends match where she played alongside former Australian Football League players such as Scott Cummings, Nick Holland, Mick Martyn and Nicky Winmar.

She was named All - Australian captain and was best on ground in the grand final at the Australian AFL championships, she also won the Debbie Lee medal for player of the championships.

She has been named as best and fairest player in the Victorian women's league five times.

Via Wikipedia.