Get to know the lighter side to Essendon young gun Andrew McGrath.

Which senior player first took you under their wing? Michael Hurley

Who has had the most influence on your career? My parents and family 

Growing up, who was your favourite player? Gary Ablett

Toughest individual opponent: Jamie Elliott

Does your jumper number have any significance? Famous Essendon number

Funniest thing a fan has said to you over the fence: Get a kick, Ash

Teammate most likely to coach: Orazio Fantasia 

Teammate most likely to be a club president or CEO: Dylan Shiel  

Your funniest teammate: James Stewart 

Who has/had the best haircut in AFL history? Sam Draper

Unique person you follow on Twitter or Instagram: Baker Mayfield

At which store would you like to max out your credit card: Travel agency

What are three things left on your bucket list? Sky diving, Everest base camp, Bora Bora  

First album you bought: Backstreet Boys

First concert you attended: Backstreet Boys

Favourite holiday destination: New Zealand

Favourite movie: Shutter Island

Favourite TV series: Bodyguard

Favourite band or musician: Khalid

Favourite carb: Pasta

First meal after the season has ended: Japanese

Coriander - yes or no? Yes 

Pineapple on pizza - yes or no? No

Tomato sauce in the fridge - yes or no? Yes 

Who inspires you? My parents

What non-football accomplishment are you most proud of? Buying a house

What’s your most embarrassing childhood memory? Too many to name 

What’s your best childhood memory? School footy at Brighton Grammar

Who would you like to swap places with for a day? Baker Mayfield