Shannon Parry
Position Forward
Date of birth 27 October 1989
Height 170cm
Weight 72kg
Debut Amsterdam, Netherlands (May 2013)
Caps 17


Born: Brisbane, Queensland

Shannon Parry co-captained Australia to the women's rugby sevens gold at the Rio Olympics in August 2016.

Daughter of a New Zealand father and American mother, Shannon has played for Australia in both 15s and Sevens, including as a member of the Wallaroos 2010 and 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup sides. She captained her country at the 2014 Women's Rugby World Cup in Paris.

A forward in the Sevens-form of the game, the Queenslander led her state to National Championship success in Canberra in March 2014 and is one of the most feared players in the Women’s game. A qualified secondary school teacher, Parry enjoys surfing in her spare time.

Parry was an ever-present during the team's successful 2015-16 HSBC Women's Sevens World Series and was named in World Rugby’s team of the season.

Representative Honours: Women's Rugby World Cup (2010, 2014), Rio Olympics (2016)

SWS Career Points: 75 (15T)
2015-16 SWS Points: 20 (4T)