MELBOURNE skipper Daisy Pearce will play at least one more season.

The 33-year-old is still in fine form, having taken out Melbourne's best and fairest this year as the Dees made the Grand Final and been named an All-Australian forward.

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"I've got at least one more in me," Pearce said. 

"I think since the kids (twins Sylvie and Roy), I thought to myself that it would be good to get back for one more, and I've kind of put this ceiling on it all the way along. 

"The 'one mores' have turned into three more and here I am, feeling fit and healthy and like I can still contribute. 

"Over and above all that, I just still love it. It's still the highlight of my week, other than coming home to my beautiful family, to go down to footy training and [be part] of the cycle of a footy season. 

"The team we've built at Melbourne over the last few years is special and I feel so lucky to be competing alongside such talented players and great people. 

"I still love it, so why not?"

Melbourne's Daisy Pearce plays with twins Roy and Sylvie after a win in round three, 2022. Picture: AFL Photos

With the new season set to start in August, Melbourne confirmed the popular commentator will still continue her current media roles.

Geelong had previously confirmed it was interested in offering Pearce a coaching role with its AFL men's program.

"I've never been clearer on what my role in the team is and [I'm grateful] to be doing it with great perspective of having a family and other great opportunities in life," Pearce said. 


"It's media and footy this year, and then next year, who knows. It's hard to forecast. 

"The thing that people keep telling me, and that resonates with me, is that you're a long-time retired. 

"For as long as I'm loving it, I'd be silly to give it away."