Darcy Vescio

Darcy has been immersed in sport from a very young age, beginning her Auskick career at age five. Playing out her junior football with the boys, Darcy made her senior women’s debut in 2012. She represented Victoria at the AFL Women’s National Championships in 2013 and 2015.

In July 2016, Carlton Football Club signed her as a marquee player, ahead of Darcy playing in the AFLW’s first ever game in the league’s inaugural 2017 season.

She finished the season as AFLW’s Leading Goal Kicker, took Mark of the Year and was recognised through gaining selection in AFLW’s first ever All Australian Team. In the 2018 VFLW season, Darcy picked up the Rohenna Young Medal as the league’s leading goal kicker and selected in Team of the Year.

Darcy has also been an AFL Multicultural Ambassador & is now an Ambassador for Multicultrualism in Victoria, proudly representing her Chinese/Italian background and using her voice to encourage others who wish to follow in her footsteps.