Parker to leave Bulls for the Dons
Reigning joint Marino medallist Fleur Parker has left the Harvey Bulls and will play for Donnybrook in its inaugural SWFL women’s season.
But the inspirational stalwart has no ill will towards the club she served so well, as she embarks on a new chapter in her football life.
“I’m just keen to mix things up a bit,” Parker said. “I obviously had a chat with my husband Todd and the kids, because I had to work it out due to him being a shift worker.
“We will go down there and because I am good mates with the Worsfolds (Lisa, Zoe and Matilda) I said I would go and have a kick with them.
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“I have got nothing against the Harvey Bulls. That is all good and I have lots of friends there.”
Parker’s pre-season has been hampered by a nasty leg injury she copped during the preliminary final at Payne Park against Bunbury.
Involved in a solid contest along the boundary, the influential utility careened into a fence on the boundary line and did not return to the field.
“I had stitches for two weeks,” Parker said. “The stitches did not really take so it wasn’t until near Christmas when I had my first run.
“I then pulled up sore, so it parked me up for ages. I am still recovering and trying to get my calf back into shape and hopefully it will hold up.”
Parker believes the Dons will not look out of place at league level.
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