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Pocket Profile: Lachie Whitfield

Get to know more about Lachie Whitfield!

Name: Lachie Whitfield 

Nickname: Whit

Grand Final – day, twilight or night: Day

Bounce – yes or no: Yes

Best set shot at your club: Me

Most underrated AFL player: Josh Kelly or Toby Greene 

My coach often says “Hit your ones and twos early and look for boundaries later.”

Best advice you’ve received: Never lie to your mum, she will always find out the truth

Greatest footy moment before the AFL: Playing school footy - it was fun

Favourite AFLW player: Kaitlyn Ashmore

Least-preferred teammate on road trips and why: Aidan Corr - average banter and he often hands out with coach over teammates

Funniest teammate: Will Setterfield, LOL 

Which teammates pick themselves in AFL Fantasy: Most of the list but certainties are Heath Shaw, Dylan Shiel and Jon Patton.

If you could enter a teammate for My Kitchen Rules, who would it be and why: Stephen Coniglio, the only teammate who owns a restaurant. 

Team barracked for as a kid: Hawks

Most inspiring movie: Green Street Hooligans

Best concert attended: Austin City Limits

Three apps you can’t live without: EPL Live, Deliveroo, Calculator

Instagram or Twitter: Instagram, easily

Favourite café: Tucker

And what do you order: Scrambled eggs with Avo, Almon and Fetta 

Hidden talent: Best parallel parker in Sydney 

Guilty pleasure: Mint Slice

Your passions or interests outside footy: Travelling, going to the beach 

Life motto: “Do it all before 30.” 

Your best traits are: ask someone else

Do you have any pets: No

Favourite cartoon or movie character: Gatsby

Favourite holiday spot: London, New York, Sorrento Pub

Best piece of advice your mum gave you: “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say it at all.”