Get to know a little more about AFLW Tiger Akec Makur Chuot... 

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Year One: Becoming a Tiger

The first instalment of 'Year One' a series following Richmond AFLW's inaugural season.

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Guernsey number: 34

Position: Defender/utility

Height: 178cm

D.O.B: 05/06/1992

Nickname: Kechii

Instagram handle: @akecmakurchuot

Occupation: Multicultural Development Officer: Talent and Promotion

Local club: Swan Districts/West Preston

Club supported growing up: West Coast Eagles

Hidden talent: I can balance things on my head

Pre-game meal: Chicken wings or a rice stir fry

Favourite holiday destination: London and Fiji

Favourite TV show: Kath and Kim, Virgin River and Meet the Adebanjos

Most-used app: Instagram and Music

Cats or dogs: Probably dogs but I only started liking them this year because I moved into a share house with a dog and we got along pretty well! I was previously scared of dogs but am now more at ease around them.

Favourite type of kick: Drop punt

Favourite pump up song to listen to before a match: Afrobeats songs

Greatest sporting achievement: Winning four premierships with Swan Districts

Greatest inspiration and why: Growing up in Kakuma, Kenya and how it taught me to be a strong person when faced with adversity.

Which AFL/AFLW player do you model your game off and why: Aliir Aliir/Adam Saad because they like running.