Emilee Cherry
Position National Squad
Date of birth 2 November 1992
Height 168cm
Weight 71kg
Debut Dubai, UAE - 2012
Caps 29

Biography

Hometown: Roma, Queensland 

Currently the Aussie Sevens’ team most capped female player, Cherry is an ever-present member of the Australian squad, to date not missing a leg of the series since 2015. Scoring the most tries (33) and most points (195) during her first year in the series in 2014, it was no surprise that Cherry was the 2014 World Sevens Player of the Year.

Cherry is most noted for scoring a crucial first half double in the semi-final victory over Canada at the Rio Olympics in August 2016, where Australia continued through to take out the gold medal. In 2017, Cherry was a part of the victorious University of Queensland side that had a clean sweep during the 2017 Aon University Sevens Series, coming first in every leg of the tour.

In the HSBC Sevens World Series for 2017/2018, Cherry continued to be an ever-present member of the squad, scoring in every tournament. A constant point scorer it is no surprise that Cherry has 734 points to her name, and she will be looking to add to this as she heads into the new look 6-leg 2018/19 World Series.