DOB: 28 September 1955
Died: 12 February 1998
From: Yarrawonga/North Melbourne/Fitzroy
Number: 21 1985
Games: 7 (94 total)
Rejected by North Melbourne after one 1977 Reserves game, 'Salty' Parish returned to Yarrawonga. He rejoined VFL ranks in 1980 with Fitzroy, playing 87 games him as a tough ruck-rover and utility. Parish then switched to the Demons halfway through 1985 in a deal that saw Demons Kelly O'Donnell join the Lions.
Parish played out the rest of the season before his VFL career ended. He returned to Yarrawonga in 1986 and won their best and fairest award in 1986 and 1987 - having previously won it three times between 1977 and 1979 before joining Fitzroy.
Parish passed away from cancer in 1998 aged 42.
May also have played for Tungamah in 1976. Inside Football 22/05/1980 calls him 'Len'