Player Profile – Leah Parry

Position: 2nd Base
Uniform Number: 44
Debut: 2003 Japan Tour
Cap Number: 227
Club Team: Fremantle Rebels
State Team: WA Flames
Date of Birth: 1 July 1980
Height: 160cm

Leah first represented Western Australia in 1993 and made her debut for Australia in 2003 at the Japan Cup.

Over the next 10 years, she was selected for numerous Australian teams, including the 2010 World Championship played in Venezuela.

In 2010, Leah helped Western Australia (WA) claim its first Gilley’s Shield (Open Women’s National Championship) title since 1959 and was also part of WA’s Gilley’s Shield title winning teams in 2011 and 2013.

Following the 2015 Nationals, Leah took some time away from the game. Not coming back to play at that level until 2019, she returned stronger than ever, batting over 0.380 at Nationals and earning selection back into the Australian team for the 2019 Asia Pacific Cup.

Selected later that year for the Asia/Oceania Olympic Qualifier, her speed on base was a weapon that was utilised in a pinch runner role on a number of occasions, in addition to Leah playing at 2nd base.

 

Media
Radio interview – October 2019: Parry & Godfrey speak to ABC Perth
Radio interview – August 2019: Parry speaks to Sportsday WA
 
World Championships:
2010: XII Women’s Softball World Championship, Caracas, Venezuela