Dennis Armfield

Dennis ArmfieldFull Name: Dennis Brett Armfield           

Nickname(s): Army, Dang

What is your chosen sport/discipline?

AFL

Which club(s)/league(s)/association(s) are you connected with?

Carlton FC

What is your childhood origin/ethnicity?

Canberra, Australia.

Name the favourite thing about your sport?

Playing on the MCG, home of football, in front of so many supporters.

What are your other sporting interests/teams followed?

Golf, Mountain Biking, bowling, Rugby Union (ACT brumbies), Rugby League (Manly Sea Eagles), NFL (Sanfrancisco 49ers).

What is your favourite food?

Sunday roasts.

What is your favourite music?

Rage Against the Machine, Pearl Jam.

Do you have any pets? If so, tell us a little bit about them…

Boags, a blue English staffy.

Do you have other life interests outside of sport? If so, explain…

University

Who's had the most important influence on your professional sporting career? Why?

My father: he supported me as a junior and then is my biggest judge as a senior and helps whenever he can.

Who's had the most important influence on your education? Why?

Probably my mates from Kalamunda High School, Perth. We were all so competitive with results it made me try my hardest to beat them.

List your career highlights?

My first game against Geelong, to debut is amazing feeling. Also winning a finals game against Essendon. Just a great experience.

Do you have any interesting superstitions? If so, explain…

I have a few...a pre game meal of pasta, lucky green underwear, and I always get a calf massage.

What is your favourite statistic to be measured against?

In football, pressure acts is my main concern.

What is your study discipline @ La Trobe University?

Podiatry.

What are your aspirations/goals for the future beyond active competition?        

To go into business with my best mate as podiatrists and to keep in the football scene.

How do you relax?

Walking the dog and playing xbox.

Do you use social media (Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.), and are you connected to any online fan-bases? If so, explain...

Facebook for my family and friends, Twitter and Instagram for both fans and friends.