Shannon Parry is one the leaders of the Australian Women’s Sevens squad. 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 the National Championships in Canberra in March 2014 and is one of the most feared players in the game. A qualified secondary school teacher, Parry enjoys surfing in her spare time.
RWC Sevens caps: 1 (2013)
Representative Honours: Queensland, Wallaroos (2009-), Women’s Rugby World Cup (2010, 2014)