Player of the Week

Each week AFL Europe is profiling a European player and finding out how they got into the great game of Aussie Rules and a bit about themselves. If you’d like a profile or know of someone who would, then email to receive a question sheet.


Claire Perez


Paris Cockerelles



What position do you play?


AFL team you support:

Western Bulldogs

Favourite AFL player:

Marcus Bontempelli (The Bont)

How did you find out about AFL?

I used to work with the best French player and I wanted to try the strange sport

How long have you been playing for?

2 years

What is your memory of your first Aussie Rules game?

The coach called me out because I was talking during warm-up so I started the game from the bench. When I finally got on the field I scored my first goal.

Any other interesting information, quirky stories or interesting things about yourself?

I have an evil twin on the team: Julien Dagois