Incredible jump from underage football to second in the Cats' best and fairest in 2019.
Regarded for her strong endurance, Purcell shone with her work through the midfield and averaged 16 disposals. Finished third in the 2019 NAB AFLW Rising Star behind Madison Prespakis and Alyce Parker.
Player honours: 2nd best and fairest 2019; NAB AFLW Rising Star nominee 2019.
Draft history: 2018 NAB AFLW Draft 2nd round selection (Geelong) No. 14 overall.