2000’s

Team of the Century

Backs                          Warren Cato                Tony Graham              Colin Kerr

Half Backs                  Darren Leahy              Roy Ritchie                 Colin Bennett

Centres                        Tony Dawson              Mark Dahlhaus            Alan Gliddon

Half Forwards             Lee Collins                  David Barkley             Peter Lange

Forwards                     Dean McFarlane          Simon Grundell           Barry Smith

Ruck                            Rohan Crowe

Ruck Rover                 Graeme Watson

Rover                          Michael Thompson

Interchange                 Russell Merriman        Cameron Wright         Lester Gladman

Shane Dawson                        Lawrie Grills

Coach                          Russell Merriman

Captain                        Roy Ritchie

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2000

Ted Parke was re-elected President, Mike Kinrade and Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Drew Cartledge re-elected Treasurer.

Under 17 side formed.

 

Coaching appointments, Seniors Russell Merriman re-appointed, Reserves David Dunoon and Dean McFarlane, U18’s Richard Hockley, U17’s Steven King, U15’s Peter Manson, U13’s John Neville, U11’s Robin Burns.

Netball A Grade J.Wilson,15U’s Sharon ?, 13U’s J. Wilson.

 

GFL Netball competition commences with Leopold fielding teams in A,B, 15U and 13U grades.

 

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s in the GFL, U17’s and U15’s Div.2, in the WCJFL and U11’s and U13’s in the ECLL.

 

Captains, Seniors Lee Collins, Reserves Brad Johnson, U18’s Scott Walker, U17’s Chris Aston and David Harmer, U15’s ??, U13’s ??, U11’s ??.

 

Player milestone records to be updated as some have been missed.

Application for Colac to join league next year.

Introduction of send off rule.

Reserves Matt Aston kicks 10 goals in round 1 when Leopold 13-11-89 defeats St Marys 10-4-64

 

Seniors finish 6th of 11 teams with 10 wins, Reserves, 1st of 11 teams with 17 wins and 1 draw and defeat Lara, 6-8-44 to 3-6-24, in Grand Final to become Premiers and Champions

U18’s, 3rd of 11 teams with 13 wins and reach Grand Final, Leopold 1-3-9, St. Josephs 11-7-73.

U18’s coach, Richard Hockley awarded Youth Coach of the Year.

U17’s, 5th of 8 teams with 9 wins, U15’s, 9th of 10 teams with 4 wins

ECLL U13’s reach First Semi Final.

ECLL U11’s reach Elimination Final, Lions 2-4-16 to Thompson Hurricanes 3-6-24.

Netball A’s finish 8th of 10 teams with 3 wins, B’s, 10th of 10 teams with 3 wins, 15U’s reach Grand Final and lose to Grovedale. 13U’s reach Grand Final and lose to Grovedale.

 

Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Simon Geljon (45). Reserves Simon Zanoni (33). U18’s Bryce McGregor (29). U17’s Will Smeatham (21). U15’s Chris Hennessey (7).

Senior Best and Fairest, Andrew Merriman. Reserves, Steven Jeffreys. U18’s, Daniel Lane, U17’s Blair Allen, U15’s, Greg Hardy.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Andrew Merriman Reserves Steven Jeffreys, U18’s ??, U17’s ??, U15’s ??.

Netball Best and Fairest, A’s, Nikki Davis. B’s, Debbie Learmonth, U15’s, Chelsea Dowsett. U13’s Jess Dewar.

100 games achieved by Paul Hayden, Joshua Moloney and Scott Merriman.

150 games achieved by Steven Jeffreys.

 

Scott McCloud retires after a career spanning 10 years. Scott played 56 junior and 88 senior games. His

career achievements were U15’s best and fairest runner up 1991, U15’s Umpire’s best and fairest 1991,

U18’s Umpire’s best and fairest 1993,  reserve’s Umpire’s best and fairest 1999, GFL reserve’s best and

fairest 1999, reserve’s premiership player 2000, also wore jumper number 5. He then persued a career in umpiring, GFL and AFL TAC Cup 2010,11, (20 games) , VFL Reserve’s 2010,11, (15 games).

 

Dean McFarlane retires after a career spanning 20 years. Dean played 65 junior and 212 senior games.

His career achievements were, U15’s premiership player 1981, U18’s best and fairest runner up

1983, U18’s Club and Umpire’s best and fairest 1984, U18’s best player in finals 1984, seniors most improved 1985, seniors most determined 1987,89,97, seniors coach’s award 1990, seniors premiership player 1990, seniors most consistent 1996, Reserves premiership coach 2000, player, team of the Eighties, Nineties and team of the Century, life member, 1998.

2001

Ted Parke was re-elected President, followed by Dave Welsh, Mike Kinrade and Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Ann Ramsdale and Win Lilburne Treasurer.

Coaching appointments, Seniors Peter Mastin, Reserves Brad Johnson, U18’s Rod Brooks, U16’s Peter Manson,U14’s Div.3 John Neville, U12’s Green Mark Dahlhaus, Gold R Burns, U10’s Nigel Benn.

Netball A,B,C Grades Claire Lauder, 17U’s J.Wilson and Claire Lauder, 15U’s Peta Denning and J.Wilson, 13U’s Pam Johnson.

 

Captains, Seniors Lee Collins, Reserves Simon Dewar, U18’s Alex Gregoriou, U16’s Div.3 ??, U14’s Div.3 ??.

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s in the GFL, U16’s, U14’s, U12’s (3) and U10’s in the Geelong Junior Football League.

 

Leopold netball fields  A, B, C, 17U’s, 15U’s and 13U’s in the Geelong Football Netball Association.

 

Change of Junior League from West Coast Junior Football League to Geelong Junior Football League and

change of age divisions from U15’s to U16’s and U13’s to U14’s.

Eastern Colts Little league change divisions from U11,U13 to U10 and U12’s.

 

Colac joins Geelong Football League.

Teams in Geelong Football League are Bell Park, Colac, Geelong West–St. Peters, Grovedale,  Lara, Newtown-Chillwell, Nth. Shore, St. Albans, St. Joseph’s, St. Mary’s, Sth. Barwon and Leopold.

Goal post padding replaced.

Construction of a cool room completed.

 

Seniors finish 7th of 12 teams, Reserves, 12th of 12 teams.

U18’s, 3rd of 12 teams with 15 wins and  reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 10-4-64, Grovedale 15-7-97.

U16’s D3, 3rd of 8 teams with 11 wins and reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 3-8-26, Bell Post Hill 8-8-56.

U14’s D3, 3rd of 6 teams with 10 wins and reach First Semi-final, Leopold 3-4-22, Bell Post Hill 8-7-55.

U12’s Green reach Semi-final, Leopold 4-1-25 to Newcomb 6-19-67, U12’s Gold ??

U10’s Lions reach Preliminary-final.

Netball A’s finish 11 of 12 teams with 3 wins, B’s, 8th of 12 teams with 5 wins, C’s, 12th of 12 teams with 3 wins, 17U’s, 7th of 9 teams with 3 wins, 15U’s, 6th of 11 teams with 8 wins, 13U’s, 2nd of 12 teams with 15 wins and reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 23, Grovedale 25.

 

Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Simon Grundell (39). Reserves Matthew Aston (29). U18’s Stuart Abram (36). U16’s Greg Hardy (19). U14’s Travis Gavin (18).

Senior Best and Fairest, Rick Wilde. Reserves, Adam Bond. U18’s, Alex Gregoriou U16’s, Greg Hardy, U12’s Green J. Morrison, Gold Jacob Storer, U10’s Lions Nigel Benn.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Rick Wilde, Reserves Adam Bond, U18’s Alex Gregoriou, U16’s ??, U14’s ??.

Reserves Adam Bond wins League best and fairest (equal)

Netball Best and Fairest, A’s, Sonia Sholte. B’s, Fiona Pickering. C’s, Marnie Inglis, 17U’s Nikki Maxton

Nikki Maxton wins League 17U’s Best and Fairest.

100 games achieved by Rod Kiddle.

150 games achieved by Shane Johnson and Richard Parke.

Life Membership awarded to Graham Williams.

2002

Dave Welsh re-elected President, Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Drew Cartledge Treasurer.

Coaching appointments, Seniors Andrew Bews, Reserves Brett Gear, U18’s Ken Uren, U16’s Peter Manson, U14’s Div.1 Tim Hardy, Div.4 (combined St Albans, Leopold side) M.Gray, U12’s Mark Dahlhaus, Shaun Storer and Shane Evans, U10’s Nigel Benn and G.Beer.

Netball A and B Grade, Claire Lauder, C’s Claire Lauder and Lynette Kilner, 17U’s Claire Lauder and Emily Storey, 15U’s Peta Denning and Renai Cook, 13U’s Pam Johnson and Renai Cook.

 

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s in the GFL, U16’s, U14’s (2), U12’s (2) and U10’s in the Geelong Junior Football League.

Leopold netball fields  A, B, C, 17U, 15U’s and 13U’s in the GFNA.

 

Captains, Seniors Lee Collins re-appointed, Reserves Simon Meadley, U18’s Alex Gregoriou re-appointed, U16’s Div.2 ??, U14’s ??.

 

Seniors finish 9th of 12 teams with 8 wins. Reserves, 9th of 12 teams with 5 wins, U18’s, 8th of 12 teams with 7 wins, U16’s Div.2, 6th of 8 teams with 7 wins, U14’s Div.1, 7th of 8 teams with 6 wins.

U14’s D4, St.Leos , 4th of 8 teams with 9 wins and reach First Semi-final 4-1-25, St Albans 7-11-53.

ECLL U12 Green’s  reach Preliminary Final, Leopold Gold, 5-5-35, Queenscliff 6-10-46.

ECLL U10’s reach Grand Final, Leopold 1-7-13, Bell Post Hill, 2-4-16.

Netball A Grade finish 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, B’s, 11th of 12 teams with 1 win, C’s, 11th of 12 teams with 4 wins, 17U’s, 5th of 10 teams with 7 wins and reach Elimination Final, Leopold 17, Grovedale 22, 15U’s, 7th of 12 teams with 8 wins, 13U’s, 2nd of 6 teams and reach Grand Final losing to Grovedale.

 

Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Simon Grundell (42). Reserves Matthew Aston (25). U18’s Will Smeatham (29). U16’s Jason Tom (20). U14’s Clinton Bartram (19).

Senior Best and Fairest, Rick Wilde. Reserves, Kevin Hoare. U18’s, Alex Gregoriou. U16’s, Jamie Leamer, U14’s Div.1 Peter Hardy, Div.4,  St Leos Matthew Kennedy, U12’s Golf D Jull, Green Jacob Storer. U10 Lions Luke Dahlhaus.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Rick Wilde, Reserves ??, U18’s ??, U16’s ??, U14’s ??.

Senior player Rick Wilde wins League best and Fairest.

Netball Best and Fairest, A’s, Tracey Miles. B’s, Lynette Kilner. C’s, Carley Blair. 17U, Stephanie Guirco.

 

100 games achieved by Lee Collins and Cameron Spolding.

150 games achieved by Richard Hockley and Peter Mastin.

200 games achieved by Simon Grundell.

Life Memberships awarded to Simon Grundell, Brad Johnson, Ted and Kate Parke.

 

Peter Mastin retires after a career spanning 9 years. Peter played 150 senior games from 1994 to 2002.

His career achievements were, senior’s runner up best and fairest 1994, senior’s Umpire’s best and fairest

1998, senior’s coach 2001,05,06,07, U16’s coach 2010, player, team of the Nineties.

2003

Dave Welsh re-elected President, Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Drew Cartledge re-elected Treasurer.

 

Coaching appointments, Seniors Rick Wilde, Reserves Russell Pratt, U18’s Cam Byars, U16’s Frank Court, U14’s Div.2, Clayton Burgoyne and Adam Perus, Div.5 Michael Malecki, U12’s Gold Mark Dahlhaus, Green Shane Evans, U10’s Shaun Storer.

Netball A’s ,B’s and C’s Bernice Pratt, 17U’s Lynette Kilner, 15U’s Sarah Dandy and Marnie Inglis, 13U’s Gary Benjamin, Rachael Bliss and Simone Manson, 11U’s, Fiona Norton, Angela Brammer and Julie-Anne McDonald.

Captains, Seniors Lee Collins and Richard Parke, Reserves Simon Meadley and Matthew Aston, U18’s Greg Hardy, U16’s ??, U14’s Div.2 Nick Scott, Div.5 ??

 

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s in the GFL, U16’s, U14’s (2), U12’s and U10’s in the Geelong Junior Football League.

Leopold netball fields  A, B, C, 17U, 15U’s and 13U’s in the GFNA.

 

Late July, the Council forces the football club off the ground due to the ground’s condition. Training will be conducted at Highton Reserve.

 

Seniors finish 8th of 12 teams with 5 wins, Reserves, 12th of 12 teams with 1 win, U18’s, 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, U16’s Div.3, 2nd of 8 teams with 14 wins and win Grand Final 5-7-37 against  Bannockburn 4-8-32.

U14’s Div.2, 1st of 9 teams with 11 wins and reach Grand Final, Leopold 3-9-27, Corio 5-9-39.

Div.5, 7th of 8 teams with 4 wins.

ECLL U12  reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 8-4-52, Nth Geelong 9-8-62.

Netball A’s finish 12th of 12 teams with 1 win, B’s, 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, C’s, 11th of 12 teams with 1 win, 17U’s, 9th of 10 teams with 1 win, 15U’s, 8th of 12 teams with 6 wins, 13U’s, 7th of 12 teams with 8 wins.

 

Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Simon Grundell (51). Reserves Grant Burgoyne (14). U18’s Josh Hughes (17). U16’s Travis Gavin (31). U14’s Div.2 Sam Calder (22). U14’s Div.5 Daniel Wray (17)

 

Senior Best and Fairest, Daniel Sullivan. Reserves, Brad Johnson. U18’s, Greg Hardy. U16’s, Clint Bartram, U14’s Div.2 Zac O’Neill, U14’s Div.5 ??, U12’s Jai Thompson, U10’s Nathan Storer.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Rick Wilde for third year running, Reserves Matt Aston, U18’s Greg Hardy,  U16’s Clint bartram, U14’s Nick Scott.

Senior player Rick Wilde wins League Best and Fairest.

U16’s D3 player Clint Bartram wins League Best and Fairest.

U14’s D2 player Nick Scott wins League Best and Fairest.

 

Netball Best and Fairest, A’s, Hayley Bliss. B’s, Nikki Bliss. C’s, Fiona Thompson. 17U’s, Jess Dewar. 15U’s, Michelle McLaren. 13U’s Div.1, Sarah Jenson. 13U’s Div.2, Emma Allwright.

100 games achieved by Daniel Sullivan.

200 games achieved by Steven Jeffreys and Brad Johnson.

Life Memberships awarded to Dave Welsh and Steven Jeffreys.

2004

Gerard Reed was elected President, Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Drew Cartledge re-elected Treasurer.

Coaching appointments, Seniors Rick Wilde re-appointed, Reserves Richard Hockley, U18’s Cam Byars re-appointed, U16’s Div.2 Frank Court, Div.4 Brendan Thompson, U14’s Div.1 Clayton Burgoyne and Adam Perus, Div.4 John Doherty, U12’s Gold Mark Dahlhaus, Greens Shaun Storer, U10’s Green David Plumridge Gold Dean Gall.

Netball A’s,B’s Bernice Pratt, C’s Gary Benjamin, U17’s Sarah Jeffreys, U15’s Gary Benjamin, U13’s Sarah Reed, U11’s Julie-Anne McDonald, Fiona Norton and Angela Brammer.

Captains, Seniors Richard Parke and Brad Grills, Reserves Phil Joyce, U18’s Luke Annett, U16’s ??, U14’s Div.1 Ryan Dahlhaus, Div.4 ??.

 

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s in the GFL, U16’s, U14’s (2), U12’s (2) and U10’s (2) in the Geelong Junior Football League.

Leopold netball fields  A, B, C, 17U, 15U’s and 13U’s in the GFNA.

 

Molotov Cocktail thrown through clubroom window on early Sunday morning, (1am)  27th. June. Bomb fails to explode, leaving some fire damage to carpet and wall and smoke damage to photographs.

North end, east side goal post broken during game on Saturday 26th. June, when Colac player Anthony Holt collided with it.

Junior  player Hamish Coulson wins four day Hawthorn training scholarship.

Last home game of the season against Newtown and Chillwell transferred to Elderslie Reserve because of Leopold Ground’s very poor condition.

Oval to be reconstructed with proper drainage. Work to start after end of football season. Approximate cost $100,000.

 

Seniors finish 12th of 12 teams with 1 win, Reserves, 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, U18’s, 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, U16’s, 5th of 10 teams with 9 wins,

U14’s Div1, 3rd of 8 teams with 11 wins and  reach First Semi-final, Leopold 1-3-9, Ocean Grove/Collendina 5-6-36, Div.4, 8th of 8 teams with 1 win.

ECLL U12 Gold, 3rd of 16 teams with 10 wins and reach Grand Final, Leopold 4-3-27, Nth Geelong 10-6-66.

 

Netball A’s finish 12th of 12 teams with 1 win, B’s, 12th of 12 teams with 1 win, C’s, 9th of 12 teams with 6 wins, 17U’s, 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, U15’s, 9th of 11 teams with 5 wins, U13’s, 5th of 12 teams and reach Elimination Final, Leopold 15, Grovedale 38.

 

Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Matthew Staehr (20). Reserves Grant Burgoyne (15). U18’s Michael De Raad (15). U16’s Div.2Travis Gavin (27). U14’s Div.1, Jacob Storer (32). Div.4, Brandon Howarth (33).

Jacob Storer wins U14’s Div.1 League leading goal kicker award. (32)

 

Leading Goal shooters, 15U’s Rachael Hopwood (233), 13U’s Emma Allwright (305).

 

Football Best and Fairest, Seniors, Brad Grills. Reserves, Richard Hockley and David Harmer. U18’s, Tim Connolly. U16’s Div.2, Nick Scott, U14’s Div.1 Ryan Dahlhaus, Div.4 Sean McInnes, U12’s Gold Luke Dahlhaus, Green Nathan Storer, U10’s Gold Jordan Drayton, Green James Pitcher.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Rick Wilde for fourth year running, Reserves Richard Hockley, U18’s Jason Tom, U16’s ??, U14’s ??.

U16’s Div.3 Clint Bartram selected as Vic. Country representative.

Mark Dahlhaus awarded League Junior Coach of the Year.

Netball Best and Fairest, A’s, Stephanie Guirco. B’s, Nikki Bliss & Libby Elliot. C’s, Michelle Henman, 17U’s, Michelle McLaren, 15U’s Rachael Hopwood, 13U’s Emma Allwright.

 

Football Geelong proposes making the U18’s grade a three division graded competition across GFL and Bellarine leagues. Opposition from most clubs.

Work commences on design of a new jumper for Senior grades.

Seniors Football, 100 games achieved by Adam Bond, Simon Meadley, Matthew Staehr and Brad Grills.

200 games achieved by Shane Johnson.

Life membership awarded to Shane Johnson.

2005

Gerard Reed was elected President, followed by Phil Carmichael, Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Chris Stepins Treasurer.

Coaching appointments, Seniors Peter Mastin, Reserves Matt Morrissey, U18’s Shaun Storer, U16’s Div. 1 Mark Dahlhaus, Div.5 Wayne Cocking, U14’s Div.2 Nigel Benn and Brendan Thompson, Div.6 John Winchcomb, U12’s Green Mick Willis, Gold John Doherty, U10’s Green David Plumridge, Gold Gary Gunn.

Netball A Grade John Blamires, B’s Laura Dendy, C’s Kaye Oldham, D’s Emma Collins, 17U’s Nikki Maxton, 15U’s Div 1 Gary Benjamin and Kaye Oldham, Div 2 Kristy Hotchin, 13U’s Div 1 Sarah Reed, Div 2 Sarah Andrews, 11U’s Green Lorette Dyson, Gold Abbey Benjamin.

 

Captains, Seniors Daniel Sullivan, Reserves Phil Joyce re-appointed, U18’s Luke Annett re-appointed, U16’s Div 1 Nick Scott, Div.5 Trent Cocking, U14’s Div.2 Brandon Howarth, Div.5 ??,.

Netball A Grade Nikki Maxton, B’s ??, C’s Emma Donlon, D’s ??

 

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s in the GFL, U16’s (2), U14’s (2), U12’s (2) and U10’s (2) in the Geelong Junior Football League.

Leopold netball fields  A, B, C, D, 17U, 15U’s (2) and 13U’s (2) in the GFNA.

 

Ground re-construction completed late 2004 and looks good for start of this season.

Practice matches against Drysdale, Greensborough and St. Albans.

New jumpers designed by Cam Wright, introduced for first game.

Paul Hayden makes comeback from retirement to play his 150th game. Retires again after his 151st.

Push by Geelong Amateurs to be promoted to GFL at the expense of Leopold being demoted to the BFL.

Leopold will remain in GFL for 2006 season because if demoted, a legal challenge would overturn Leagues decision.

Internet web page set up.

 

Seniors finish 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, Reserves, 10th of 12 teams with 4 wins, U18’s, 10th of 12 teams with 4 wins, U16’s Div.1, 6th of 8 teams with 7 wins, Div.5, 3rd of 8 teams with 9 wins and reach First Semi-final, Leopold 3-15-33, Torquay 6-5-41.

U14’s Div.2, 1st of 7 teams with 12 wins and  reach Grand Final, Leopold 3-4-22, Bell Park 6-8-44.

Div.6, 1st of 8 teams with 11 wins and reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 4-3-27, Belmont Lions 11-7-73.

Netball A Grade finish 12th of 12 teams with no wins, B’s, 12th of 12 teams with 1 win, C’s, 9th of 12 teams with 4 wins, D’s, 5th of 12 teams and reach Elimination Final, Leopold 28, St Marys 33. 17U’s, 8th of 12 teams with 6 wins, 15U’s Div.1, 8th of 12 teams with 6 wins, Div.2’s, 6th of 7 teams with 2 wins, 13U’s Div.1, 11th of 12 teams with 3 wins, Div.2, 6th of 11 teams with 7 wins.

 

Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Matthew Aston (39). Reserves Grant Burgoyne (22). U18’s Michael De Raad and Travis Gavin (19). U16’s Ben Veith (17) U14’s Div.2 Brandon Howarth (33), Div.6 ??

 

Leading Goal shooters A’s ??, B’s ??, C’s Mandy Smith (239), D’s Pru Howard (247), 17U’s Alex Canton (188), 15U’s Emma Allwright (201)

 

Football Best and Fairest, Seniors, Daniel Sullivan, Reserves, Brad Higgins, U18’s, Tim Cooper. U16’s Div.1, Nick Scott, Div.5, T.Cocking, U14’s Div.2, Jai Thompson. Div.6, Jordan Uren, U12’s Green Jackson Bews, Gold Nathan Storer, U10’s Green Marcus Thompson, Gold Jayden McHenry.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Daniel Sullivan, Reserves Richard Hockley, U18’s Luke Annett, U16’s ??, U14’s ??.

U14’s Div.2 Brandon Howarth wins League best and fairest.

Jacob Storer selected as Vic. Country representative.

Netball Best and Fairest, A, Renee Vail, B, Emma Donlen, C, Simone Datson, D, Nyree Robertson, 17U, Karley Thompson, 15U Div.1, Rachael Hopwood, Div.2, Sharna Hotchin, 13U Div.1,Daisy Medic, Div.2 Rebekah Putyra.

 

Seniors Football, 100 games achieved by Brad Higgins and Adam Perus.

150 games achieved by Shane Dawson and Paul Hayden.

200 games achieved by Richard Parke.

250 games achieved by Brad Johnson, continues to current club record of 281 games.

 

Netball 50 games achieved by Debbie Hotchin, Fiona Thompson, Mandy Smith, Michelle Henman, Simone Datson, Kristy Fletcher, Tina Brooks and Sarah Reed.

100 games achieved by Nikki Maxton.

Life Membership awarded to Richard Parke.

 

Shane Dawson retires after a career spanning 20 years. Shane played 91 junior and 151 senior games from 1986 to 2005. His career achievements were,  U15’s premiership player 1987, senior’s most consistent 1997, player, team of the Nineties and team of the Century. (son of Keith)

2006

Phil Carmichael was re-elected President, Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Steven Jeffreys Treasurer.

Coaching appointments, Seniors Peter Mastin re-appointed, Reserves Matt Morrissey re-appointed, U18’s Shaun Storer re-appointed, U16’s Div.1 Mark Dahlhaus, Div.4 Brendan Thompson, U14’s Div.1 Nigel Benn and Andrew Bews,  Div.4 John Winchcomb, U12’s Gold Carlos Nofi,  Green Mick Willis, Lions Gary Gunn.

Netball A Grade John Blamires re-appointed, B’s Sarah Jeffreys and Laura Dandy, C’s and D’s Kaye Oldham and Katrina Reid,

 

Captains Seniors Tony Brown and Daniel Sullivan, Reserves Richard Hockley, U18’s David Gray, U16’s Div.1 Ryan Dahlhaus, Div..4 Dillon Benn, U14’s Div.1 Brandon McKenzie, Div.5 ??.

 

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s 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.

 

Gym constructed in the old clubrooms. Brendan Thompson and Shane Evans involved in construction. To be named The Len Lewis Gymnasium.

Construction of new advertising signs at Nth East and Sth East sides of ground, behind spectator parking area.

New lights to be provided for second oval.

Reconstruction of Trainer’s room.

Construction of a mobile sponsor’s super box for home games.

History book produced in conjunction with 50th anniversary

Clubs 50th anniversary celebrations over weekend of 4/5/6/7 May. Thursday 4th, presentation of heritage jumpers to senior team after training. Friday 5th, Junior matches under lights. Saturday 6th, Luncheon, Game against St. Albans, dinner dance at Italian Social Club auction of heritage jumpers. Sunday 7th, family day, memorabilia display.

 

Leopold Seniors kick 32-15-207 against GWSP, 13-8-86 in Round 8 to record its highest score in the GFL.

Tony Brown selected to play for Victorian Country Team in Australian Country Football Championships. He was named Victorian Country player of the Carnival and selected for the All Australian team.

The new light towers on the second oval were erected on 16-08-2006.

Junior player Brandon Howarth plays in Vic Country team that wins U15 B Division Australian Championship.

Tony Brown wins GFL Best and Fairest, the Mathieson Medal.

 

Seniors finish 6th of 12 teams with 11 wins and finish outside final five on percentage only.

Reserves, 7th of 12 teams with 9 wins, U18’s, 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, U16’s Div. 1, 6th of 7 teams with 6 wins, Div.4, 4th of 10 teams with 12 wins and  reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 6-3-39, Bell Park 6-8-44, U14’s Div.1, 7th of 8 teams with 6 wins, Div.5, 5th of 8 teams with 9 wins, U12’s Gold finish with 6 wins, Greens with 8 wins, Lions with 9 win, U12’s Gold finish with 6 wins, Greens with 3 wins, Lions with 5 wins.

 

Netball A Grade finish 11th of 12 teams with 2 wins, B’s, 8th of 12 teams with 8 wins, C’s, 8th of 12 teams with 7 wins, D’s, 5th of 12 teams with 13 wins and reach First Semi-final, Leopold 23, Newtown & Chilwell 38.

17U’s, 6th of 12 teams with 9 wins, 15U’s Div.1, 7th of 12 teams with 7 wins, Div.2, 8th of 11 teams with 6 wins.

13U’s Div.1, 9th of 12 teams with 4 wins, Div.2, 12th of 12 teams with 1 win.

 

Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Matthew Aston (47). Reserves Grant Burgoyne (51). U18’s Travis Gavin (27). U16’s Div.1, Sam Hughes (16). Div.4,Josh McDonald (21). U14’s Div.1Bradley Huhn and Brandon McKenzie (8). Div.5, Lachlan McHenry (7).

Leading Goal shooters, A Grade Jess Gallagher (466), B’s ??, C’s Sarah Reed (255), D’s Mandy Smith (361), 17U’s Rachael Hopwood (291), 15U’s Emma Allwright (312).

 

Football Best and Fairest. Seniors, Tony Brown. Reserves, Paul Maxton. U18’s, Tim Cooper. U16’s, Div.1, Ryan Dahlhaus. Div.4, Jackson Bews. U14’s, Div.1, Brad Huhn. Div.5, Jake Hotchin. U12 Grn, Sam Scott and James Quinlan. U12 Gld, James Pitcher. U12 Lns, Marcus Thompson. U10 Grn, Brendan Wray. U10 Gld, Jacob Welsh. U10 Lns, James Ricci.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Tony Brown, Reserves Paul Maxton, U18’s David Gray, U16’s ??, U14’s ??.

Netball Best and Fairest, A, Nikki Maxton. B, Sarah Holmes. C, Libby Elliott. D, Mandy Smith. 17U, Karley Thompson. 15U Div.1, Emily Reid. Div.2, Brianna Telford. 13U Div.1, Daisy Medic. Div.2, Haylee Wray.

 

Seniors Football, 100 games achieved by Ahmet Ahmet, Clayton Burgoyne, Nick Eddy and Matt Aston.

150 games achieved by Brad Grills and Daniel Sullivan.

200 games achieved by Richard Hockley.

 

Netball, 50 games achieved by Emma Donlen, Libby Elliot and Emily Miller.

Life Memberships awarded to Keith Dawson and Richard Hockley.

2007

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

member, 2005.

 

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

Nineties.

2008

Phil Carmichael was re-elected President, , Joe Napoli re-elected Secretary, Steven Jeffreys re-elected Treasurer.

Coaching appointments, Football, Seniors Aaron Greaves. Reserves Richard Hockley. U18’s Brendan Thompson. U18B’s Rob McKelvie. U16’s Div.1 Mark Dahlhaus, Div.5 Ken Uren, U14’s Div.1 Gary Gunn, Div.5 Brad Grills, Div.6 Neil McKenzie, U12’s Lions Stephen Rose, Green Ron Wagener, Gold Steve Welsh, U10’s Lions John Fitzgerald, Green Craig Pavey, Gold Richard Hockley.

 

Netball, A and B Grades, Kirsty Fagan. C’s, Nikki Maxton and Kristen Oldham. D’s, Sarah Jeffreys, 17U’s Div.1 Simone Fagan, Div.2 Allison Villani, 15U’s Div.1 Kristen Thompson and Pru Laws, Div.2 Tina Brooks, 13U’s Div.1 Aimee Plunkett and Sarah Jenson, Div.2 Kirsty Harper and Emma Plunkett, U11’s Green Rachael Murray, Gold Deslea Tabener.

 

Captains Seniors Lee Collins, Reserves Grant Burgoyne and Adam Perus, U18A’s Jacob Storer, B’s rotation, U16’s Div.1 Dylan Kee, Div.5 rotation, U14’s Div.1 Sam Scott, Div.5 rotation.

 

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s (2) in the GFL, U16’s (2), U14’s (3), U12’s (3) and U10’s (3) in the Geelong Junior Football League.

Leopold netball fields  A, B, C, D, 17U’s (2), 15U’s (2),13U’s (2) and 11U’s in the GFNA.

 

Council to spend $98,000 upgrading netball courts and surrounding area.

Timekeepers Box , new stairs and construction of a “Corporate Box” proceeding.

Changes made to Club victory song: 5th line changed from “Win or lose, we do or die” to “For green and gold, we do or die”  6th line changed from “In defeat, we always try” to “In every game we always try”

U18’S Daniel Hovey kicks 11 goals in round 12, Leopold 32-10-202 defeat Nth Shore, 1-1-7 and goes on to kick 4 more in the Reserves game.

Seniors coach Aaron Greaves kicks 10 goals in round 17, Leopold  15-6-96 defeat St Albans 11-14-80.

 

Seniors finish 8th of 12 teams with 9 wins.

Reserves, 1st with 14 wins, reach Grand Final, Leopold 8-4-52 to St Marys 10-11-71.

U18’s, 4th with 12 wins, reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 7-12-54 to Sth Barwon 8-16-64.

U18B’s, 2nd with 11 wins, reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 4-6-30 to Saints 6-7-43.

U16’s Div.1, 5th of 10 teams with 10 wins.

U16’s Div.5, 4th with 5 wins, reach Grand Final, Leopold 5-9-39 to East Geelong 11-14-80.

U14’s Div.1, 6th of 8 teams with 9 wins, Div.5, 2nd with 11 wins and reach Grand Final Leopold 1-10-16 to Drysdale 3-9-27, Div.6, 10th of 10 teams with 1 win.

U12’s Gold finish with 8 wins, Greens with 10 wins and Lions with 5 wins.

U10’s Gold finish with 7 wins, Green 13 wins and Lions 7 wins.

 

Netball A Grade finish 8th of 12 teams with 6 wins, B’s 3rd with 12 wins, reach 1st Semi Final, Leopold 34 to St Josephs 36. C’s 7th of 12 teams with 8 wins, D’s 7th of 12 teams with 10 wins.

17U’s Div.1 finish 9th of 12 teams with 6 wins, Div.2  5th of 10 teams with 8 wins, 15U’s Div.1 9th of 12 teams with 5 wins, Div.2 5th of 14 teams with 9 wins, 13U’s Div.1 finish 10’s of 12 teams with 3 wins, Div.2 18th of 19 teams with no wins, 11U’s Green finish with 10 wins, Gold 8 wins.

Netball 15U Friday finish 5th with 9 wins, reach Semi Final, Leopold 17 to St Albans 53.

 

Leading Goalkickers, Seniors Aaron Greaves (59). Reserves Grant Burgoyne (54). U18A’s Daniel Hovey (63). U18B’s Dane Wise-Graham (44). U16’s Div.1, Luke Dahlhaus (31). Div.5, Joshua Holloway (24). U14’s Div.1, Jordan Drayton (22). Div.5, Lachlan Thompson (2). Div.6, Patrick Clifton, Tyler Cook and Sam Fitzgerald (4). U12 Lions Patrick Clifton (27), U12 Green Brendon Wray (40), U12 Gold Jacob Welsh (35), U10 Lions Dillon Wichkam (9), U10’s Green Tevan Nofi (40), U10 Gold Thomas Newton and Patrick Norton (11).

Tevan Nofi achieves U10’s club record for most goals in a season (40)

 

Leading Goal shooters, A Grade Christine Baum (361), B’s Abby Howard (319), C’s Melanie Aherne (208), Rebekah Spencer (216), 17U’s Div.1 Emma Allwright (262), Div.2 Lucinda Goodwin (157), 15U’s Div.1 Louise McLaren (134), Div.2 Melissa Sanderson (186), 13U’s Div.1 Emma Putyra (158), Div.2 Tayler Collins (14).

 

Football Best and Fairest, Seniors, James Walker. Reserves, Jai Mahouble. U18’s, Jack Stephens U18B’s, Daniel Tester. U16’s Div.1, Luke Dahlhaus. Div.5, Joshua Holloway. U1’s Div.1, Sam Scott, Div.5, Matthew Batterham, Div.6, Zane Mott. U12 Green, Brendon Wray. U12 Gold, Jack Hudson. U12 Lions, Patrick Clifton.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Cam Wright, Reserves Hamish Easton, U18A’s Ryan Rich, U18B’s Daniel Tester and Daniel Evans, U16’s, Luke Dahlhaus U14’s Sam Scott.

U14’s Div.1 Sam Scott wins GJFL U14 Div.1 Best and Fairest. (33 votes)

U16’s Div.1 Luke Dahlhaus comes 3rd in GJFL U16’s Div.1 Best and Fairest.

U18’s Ryan Rich  equal winner, GFL U18’s Best and Fairest.

Reserves Hamish Easton equal winner, GFL Reserves Best and Fairest

 

Netball Best and Fairest, A, Kirsty Fagan. B, Chloe Fagan. C, Melanie Aherne. D, Bec Spencer.17U’s Div.1 Emily Reid. Div.2 Ashley Taberner.15U’s Div.1, Kyra McKinnis. Div.2 Haylee Wray. 13U’s Div.1, Emma McKie, Div.2  Maddison Collins.

17U’s Div.2 Briahna Telford wins Friday Comp Best and Fairest.

15U’s Div.2  Haylee Wray equal winner Friday Comp Best and Fairest.(equal)

 

Reconstruction of the main oval commenced in October. Grass removed, oval graded. Drought resistant “Santa Anna” couch grass planted, growing well (15-12-08)

Netball courts resurfaced with acryilic non–slip surface (15-12-08)

 

Seniors Football, 50 games achieved by  Roscoe Holmes, Ben Carmichael, Joshua Hughes and Sam Connolly.

100 games achieved by Josh Evans, Grant Burgoyne, Daniel Lane, Joseph McLean and Hamish Parke.

150 games achieved by Lee Collins and Adam Perus.

 

Netball, 50 games achieved by Lauren Jennings, Jacqui Osbourne, Nyree Robertson, Briana Spolding, Fiona Thompson, Kate Uren, Abbey Howard and Kelly Barrett.

100 games achieved by Michelle Henman, Nikki Maxton, Mandy Smith and Tina Brooks.

 

Life memberships awarded to Paul Hayden, Joe Napoli and Phil Carmichael.

 

Paul Hayden retires after a career spanning 22 years. Paul played 90 junior and 184 senior games from

1987 to 2008. His career achievements were, U15’s premiership player 1987, U15’s Club and Umpire’s

best and fairest 1988, U18’s best and fairest 1990 (equal), U18’s Westpac MVP 1990, U18’s Club and

Umpire’s best and fairest 1991, senior’s most consistent 1993, reserve’s premiership player 2007. Life

member 2008.

2009

Russell Norton was elected President, David Dowd Secretary, Wayne Batterham Treasurer.

Coaching appointments, Seniors, Aaron Greaves. Reserves, Richard Hockley,U18’s, Lee Purton and Daniel Sullivan. U16’s, Jarrod Skinner and Mick Willis. U14’s Div.1, Brendan Thompson, Div.4, Neil McKenzie, Div.7 Colin O’Brien. U12 Green Ron Wagener. U12 Gold Mick McGuinness. U12 Lions Brett Burns. U10 Green Craig Pavey. U10 Lions Richard Hockley.

Girls Youth, Gary Benjamin.

Netball A and B Grades, Kirsty Fagan and Kristen Oldham, C’s, Sarah Jeffreys and Jess Dewar, 17U’s Simone Fagan and Kristen Thompson, 15U’s, Kristen Thompson, Simone Fagan, Deslea Tabener and Tina Brooks, 13U’s, Simone Fagan, Chloe Fagan, Deslea Tabener and J Thompson, 11U’s, Rachael Murray, Deslea Tabener and JulieBarry.

 

Captains, Seniors Brad Grills, Reserves Grant Burgoyne and Adam Perus, U18A’s Jesse Lothian, B’s Dylan Kee, U16’s Nathan Storer, U14’s Div.1 Marcus Thompson, Div.4 Kain McInnes, Div.7 rotation.

Captain, Girl’s Youth, Brooke Mallia.

 

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s (2) in the GFL, U16’s, U14’s (3), U12’s (3), U10’s (2) and Girl’s Youth in the Geelong Junior Football League.

Leopold netball fields  A, B, C, D, 17U’s (2), 15U’s (2),13U’s (2)and 11U’s (2) in the GFNA.

 

Resurfaced main oval used for training first time Tuesday 31-3-2009.

Old timekeepers box above grandstand refurbished for coaches and timekeepers relocated to box above Leopold bench.

Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U18’s, U18 B’s. U16’s, U14’s Div.1, 4 and 7’s, U12 Lions, Gold and Green. U10 Lions and Green. Netball A, B, C, D, 17U, 15U, 13U and Friday night competition 17U, 15U White, Blue. 13U, 11U Lions, Gold and Green. Girls Youth team.

 

Steven Jeffreys plays games record 285th (Bradley Johnson 284) game v Newtown and Chilwell.

 

Inaugural Leopold youth girls team finish 1st of 4 teams with 6 wins and win Grand Final, defeating Clonard College 10-14-74 to 2-4-16, becoming Premiers and Champions.

Brooke  Mallia wins Club and League Best and Fairest and Kelsey Houghton wins League Leading Goal kicker (21).

 

Seniors finish 6th of 12 teams with 9 wins, Reserves 6th of 12 teams with 10 wins, U18A’s 6th of 12 teams with 8 wins, B’s 4th of 5 wins and reach First Semi-final, Leopold 12-8-80 to St Mary’s 17-15-117.

U16 Div.2 4th of 8 teams with 8 wins and reach Grand Final, Leopold 6-8-44 to Bell Park 8-8-58.

U14’s Div.1 5th of 8 teams with 9 wins, Div.4 6th of 6 teams with 3 wins, Div.7 6th of 8 teams with 7 wins.

U12’s Gold finish with 15 wins, Lions 5 wins, Greens 6 wins, U10’s Lions 8 wins, Greens 7 wins.

 

Netball A’s finish 5th with 10 wins and reach Elimination Final, Leopold 38 to St Mary’s 48.

B’s 4th of 12 teams with 12 wins and reach First Semi-Final, Leopold 40 to Sth Barwon 54.

C’s 2nd of 12 teams with 14 wins and reach Grand Final, Leopold 23 to Sth Barwon 40

D’s 3rd of 12 teams with 14 wins and reach First Semi-Final, Leopold 25 to St Albans 40.

17U’s Div.1 10th of 12 teams with 4 wins, Div.2 8th of 12 teams with 6 wins, U15’s Div.1 7th of 12 teams with 6 wins, Div.2 10th of 10 teams with 1 win, U13’s Div.1 11th of 12 teams with 3 wins, Div.2 10th of 10 teams with 3 wins, U11’s Greens finish with 1 win, Gold 3 wins and Lions 14 wins.

 

Leading Goal kickers, Seniors, Jason Tom (39) Reserves Grant Burgoyne (44). U18’s Jye Bolton (24). U18B’s James Menzies and Page Lachlan (9). U16’s, Div.2 Mitchell Reid (32). U14’s Div.1 Jordan Drayton (60). Div.4 Kyle Jones (7). Div.7 Jack Benjamin (9). U12 Gold Darren Brunt (21). U12 Lions Tevan Nofi and Daniel Pollard (16). U12 Green Logan Wagener (31). U10 Green Max Kos (15). U10 Lions Thomas Newton (39).

Jordan Drayton achieves U14’s Div.1 club record for most goals in a season. (60)

 

Football Best and Fairest, Seniors Lee Collins. Reserves Adam Bond. U18’s Jake Dowsett. U18B’s. U16’s Div.2 Nathan Storer. U14’s Div.1 Marcus Thompson, Div.4 Kain McInnes, Div.7 Dillon King. U12’s Gold Will McGuiness. Lions Tevan Nofi. Greens Logan Wagener.

Umpire’s best and fairest, Cam Wright, Reserves Jack Stephens, U18’s Jye Bolton, U16’s ??, U14’s ??.

Netball Best and Fairest, A Grade Kirsty Fagan, B’s Kim Abbott, C’s Libby Elliot, D’s Nyree Asmussen, 17U’s Div.1 Monique Skurrie, Div.2 Jade Hardman, 15U’s Div.1 Sophie Hodgson, Div.2 Green Jacinta Harrison, Gold Shannon Bissett, 13U’s Div.1 Bella Stephens, Div.2 Julia Pritchard.

Sam Scott selected for the U15’s Victorian Country Team and made Captain.

 

Leading Goal shooters, A Grade Candice Bull (520). B Grade Emma Allwright (320). C Grade Melanie Holmes (302). D Grade Rebekah Spencer (364). 17U’s Monique Skurrie (254). 17U’s Friday Lucinda Goodwin (124). 15U’s Eden Darragh (142).  Fri.white Emma Putrya (231).  Fri.blue Holly Andrews (107). 13U’s Ashleigh Gunn (74).  Fri.blue Ellie Batterham (83).

Netball, Best and Fairest. A Grade Kirsty Fagan. B Grade Kim Abbott. C Grade Libby Elliot. D Grade Nyree Asmussen. 17U’s Monique Skurrie. Friday Jade Hardman. 15U’s Sophie Hodgson. Fri.white Jacinta Harrison Fri.blue Shannon Bissett.13U’s Bella Stephens.Fri. blue Julia Pritchard.

 

Seniors Football, 50 games achieved by Tim Cooper and Hamish Easton.

100 Games achieved by Greg Hardy.

Netball, 50 games achieved by Emma Allwright, Kirsty Fagan, Chloe Fagan, Stacey Learmonth, Kirsten Oldham, Jacqui Osbourne, Aimee Plunkett, Stephanie Rice and Kristen Thompson,

100 games achieved by Fiona Thompson.

 

Nth East light tower on main oval falls down. Appears to have rusted out at the pivot point. All towers to be checked. Light clusters removed from all towers.

 

The Club mourns the passing of William (Bill) Thompson (22-5-2009).        Bill played in the inaugural team in 1956 and played 42 games over 1956 – 57.

 

Adam Perus retires after a career spanning 15 years. Adam played 90 junior and 181 senior games from 1995 to 2009. His career achievements were, U17’s Coach’s trophy 1997, U18’s Coach’s trophy 1998,

U18’s Westpac MVP 1999, U18’s captain 1999, reserve’s premiership player 2000 and 2007, reserve’s most courageous 2003, U14’s coach 2003,04. Joint reserve’s captain 2007 – 2009.

 

Lee Collins retires after a career spanning 18 years. Lee played 44 junior and 179 senior games from 1992

to 2009. His career achievements were, U18’s most determined 1993,95, senior’s best and fairest

1997,99,09, senior’s Umpire’s best and fairest 1999, senior’s captain 2000 – 02,08, senior’s best clubman

2001, senior’s co-captain 2003, senior’s most consistent 2006, Marty Dunstan MVP 2009, The Lee

Collins senior’s Trademark award 2008,09, player, team of the Nineties and team of the Century.

2010’s

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