Phil Carmichael was re-elected President, Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Steven Jeffreys re-elected Treasurer.
Coaching appointments: Seniors, Peter Mastin re-appointed, Reserves, Richard Hockley. U18’s, Brendan Thompson. U18B’s Rob McKelvie, U16’s Div.2 Mark Dahlhaus, Div.5 Ken Uren and Paul Darragh, U14’s Div.2 Andrew Bews, Div.5 Brad Grills, U12’s Lions Steve Rose, Greens David Plumridge, Gold Dean Gall, U10’s Lions Peter Nowell, Greens Ron Wagener, Gold Mick McGuinness.
Netball, A Grade Kirsty Fagan, B’s Sarah Jeffreys, C’s ??, D’s ??, 17U’s Kristen Thompson and Kate Uren, 15U’s Div.1 Kaye Oldham, Div.2 Lauren Jennings, 13U’s Katrina Reid and Julie-Anne McDonald, 11U’s Tracey Gunn.
Captains, Seniors Tony Brown and Daniel Sullivan, Reserves Grant Burgoyne and Adam Perus, U18A’s Sam Calder, B’s ??, U16’s Div.2 Jesse Lothian, Div.5 Nick Witham, U14’s Div.2 Nathan Storer, Div.5 rotation.
Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s (2) in the GFL, U16’s (2), U14’s (2), U12’s (3) and U10’s (3) in the Geelong Junior Football League.
Leopold netball fields A, B, C, D, 17U, 15U’s (2) and 13U’s (2) in the GFNA.
Concern over future of GFL competition this year due to severe water restrictions.
Season opening put back to 5th May due to dry ground conditions and rounds 16 and 17 deleted.. At 22-3-07, Council is only watering 4 grounds, West oval, Nth Shore, Bell Park and Sth Barwon.
No access to main ground. Training on second oval.
After many months of delays, a 90,000 litre water tank was installed on 25-03-2007. The tank is located behind the club rooms in the corner of the car park.
Main oval re-seeded on 2nd April. Pump and plumbing fitted to water tank and watering of the oval commenced on 4th April. First home match at home will be round 7.
Change from green, gold top socks to green and gold hoops.
Council to spend $250,000 at Leopold to install storm water recovery and irrigation systems to maintain ground conditions.
Seniors lose points for rounds 8 to 11 and club fined $2000 after playing ineligible player Renwick Watts in those rounds.
Leopold hosts Bellarine Football League Preliminary finals.
Seniors finish 10th of 12 teams with 4 wins.
Reserves, 1st of 12 teams with 13 wins, winning Premiership, Leopold 17-7-109 defeated Nth Shore 11-10-76.
U18’s, 5th of 12 teams with 9 wins, reach First Semi-final 6-8-44 to St Josephs 10-14-74.
U18B’s, 5th of 8 teams with 6 wins, reach First Semi-final 3-7-25 to St Marys 9-5-59.
U16 D2, 1st of 8 teams with 12 wins, winning Premiership Leopold 11-4-70 defeated Lara 4-6-30.
U16 D5, 2nd of 8 teams with 9 wins, reach Preliminary Final 4-6-30 to Lara 7-12-54.
U14 D2, 3rd of 8 teams with 8 wins, reach First Semi-final 6-4-40 to Bannockburn 9-6-60, Div.5, 9th of 9 with 3 wins, U12’s Gold, 3rd of 11 teams with 9 wins, Greens, 7th of 11 teams with 6 wins, Lions, 5th of 11 teams with 8 wins, U10’s Gold finish with 12 wins, Greens finish with 6 wins, Lions finish with 7 wins.
Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Paul Lynch (23). Reserves Grant Burgoyne (35). U18A’s Daniel Hovey (40). U18B’s Cameron Devlin (17). U16’s Div.2, Jai Thompson (26). Div.5, Brandon McKenzie (25). U14’s Div.2, Jed Bews (14). Div.5, Nicholas Doherty and Marcus Thompson (5), U12 Lions Marcus Thompson (21), U12 Green Brendon Wray (16), U12 Gold Jordan Drayton (29), U10 Lions Xavier McKeegan (27), U10 Green Logan Wagener (34), U10 Gold Will McGuinness (14)
Leading Goal Shooters, A Grade Jess Gallagher (403), B’s Allison Villani (287), C’s Stacey Learmonth (176), D’s Mandy Smith (253), 17U’s Emma Allwright (270) 15U’s Jasmin Dyson.
Football Best and Fairest, Seniors Tony Brown. Reserves Tim Cooper. U18’s Matt Lancaster. U18B’s Michael Drever. U16 Div.2 Jai Thompson. U16 Div.5 Jordan Uren. U14 Div.2 Jed Bews. U14 Div.5 James Pitcher. U12 Green Thorne Nofi. U12 Lions Marcus Thompson. U12 Gold Joshua Matsubara. No B&F awards for U10’s.
Umpire’s best and fairest, Tony Brown, Reserves Jai Mahobule, U18’s Ryan Rich, U16’s Div.2 Jai Thompson, Div.5 Jordan Uren, U14’s ??.
U16’s Div 5 Jordan Uren wins League best and fairest.
Netball A’s finish 8th of 12 teams with 7 wins. B’s, 4th of 12 teams with 10 wins, winning Premiership Leopold 45 d Sth Barwon 44.
C’s, 8th of 12 teams with 5 wins. D’s, 6th of 12 teams with 9 wins. U17’s, 7th of 12 teams with 6 wins. U15’s Div.1, 8th of 12 teams with 6 wins.
U15’s Div.2, 2nd of 12 teams with 12 wins, reach Preliminary Final 26 to St Josephs Yellow 27.
U13’s Div.1, 7th of 12 teams with 4 wins. U13 Div.2 Gold, 14th of 17 teams with 4 wins. U13 Div.2 Greens,17th of 17 teams without a win.
Netball Best and Fairest, A’s Jess Gallagher. B’s Simone Fagan. C’s Michelle Henman. D’s Tina Brooks. U17’s Sarah Jenson. U15 Div.1 Jasmin Dyson. U15 Div.2 Alanna Reinhert. U13’s Div.1, Louise McLaren. Div.2 Gold, Monique Howarth and Phoenix D’Errico. Div.2 Green, Brook Hardman.
Jess Gallagher wins League A Grade best and fairest.
Seniors Football, 100 games achieved by Simon Zanoni.
150 games achieved by David Ash.
250 games achieved by Steven Jeffreys and Shane Johnson.
Netball, 100 games achieved by Sarah Jeffreys,
Life Memberships awarded to Mark Dahlhaus, Gary and Kim Aston.
Second 90,000 litre water tank installed early November.
The Club mourns the passing of Anthony (Tony) Dawson) Player, 1973 – 86, games 131, junior games
20, seniors most improved 1974, seniors best and fairest 1979, seniors premiership player 1979, player,
team of the Seventies and team of the Century.
Simon Grundell retires after a career spanning 22 years. Simon played 57 junior and 233
senior games from 1986 to 2007. His career achievements were, U15’s premiership player 1987, U15’s BFL and Club leading goalkicker 1987 (73), U15’s Club and Umpire’s best and fairest 1987, U18’s leading goalkicker 1988 (48), seniors leading goalkicker, 1991-95, 97-99, 01-03, club record 1st 18 goals, (728), seniors premiership player 1990, player, team of the Nineties and team of the Century, life member, 2002.
Brad Johnson retires after a career spanning 23 years. Brad played 73 junior and 285 senior games from
1985 to 2007. His career achievements were, U18’s most determined 1988, Reserves best player finals
1991, Reserves runner up best and fairest 1998, Reserves captain 2000, Reserves best clubman 2001,
Reserves coach 2001, Reserves best and fairest 2003, Reserves premiership player 2000 and 2007, previous
games record holder (284) 2006, life member, 2002.
Richard Parke retires after a career spanning 19 years. Richard played 36 junior and 230 senior games
from 1989 to 2007. His career achievements were, U18’s most improved 1990, seniors best first year
player 1991, seniors co-captain 2003 – 04, Reserves best and fairest and most courageous 1994, life
Daniel Sullivan retires after a career spanning 17 years. Daniel played 67 junior and 168 senior games
from1991 to 2007. His career achievements were, U15’s leading goal kicker (21) 1991, senior’s best and
fairest 2003,05, senior’s runner up best and fairest 2004, senior’s Umpire’s best and fairest 2005, senior’s
captain 2005, co-captain 06,07, U18’s coach 2009, Marty Dunstan MVP 2004,05, player, team of the