Les Ash was elected President, followed by Denis Fitzgerald, Stan Buchanan re-elected Secretary, Frank Appleton re-elected Treasurer.
Coaching appointments Seniors, David Barkley re-appointed, Reserves Tony Graham, U17’s Ian Calder re-appointed, U14’s Keith Pettigrew and Bernie Morrissey.
Leopold fields Seniors, Reserves, U17’s and U14’s in the B&DFL.
Captains, Seniors David Barkley re-appointed, Reserves Dennis Holland, U17’s Karl Delaney, U14’s Craig Delaney.
Main oval being upgraded but proposal by Football club to Shire to provide drainage rejected.
Netball president Bernice Murrells, Secretary Helen Graham, Treasurer Helen McAllister.
Leopold netball fields A, B, C, U16’s, U14’s and U12’s in the B&DNA
Netball building constructed.
Due to incident between spectator and umpire at Ocean Grove, home club to escort umpires from ground.
Club requested that higher goal posts be provided, rejected by Shire.
Shire reports that no funds available for ground maintenance and requests that Club clean up after matches.
Coach requested that Bar Manager make available light beer after matches.
Light tower shifted to South West corner of oval in conjunction with the three lights installed above the clubroom scoreboard
U17’s Trevor Anderton kicks 9 goals when in round 14 Leopold, 18-22-130 defeat Drysdale 1-2-8 and follows up with 10 goals in round 17 when Leopold 18-14-122 defeat Barwon Heads 0-0-0.
Barry Smith to pass Gordon Dendle’s club record of 225 games and will continue to career total of 239 games.
Norm Campigli elected Senior Vice President of Bellarine Football League, continues through to 1983.
Les Ash appointed to State Junior Football Council.
Seniors finish 2nd of 10 teams with 15 wins and defeat Newcomb, 18-12-120 to 17-9-111 in Grand Final.
Reserves, 2nd of 10 teams with 16 wins and reach Grand Final, Leopold 12-15-87, Ocean Grove 18-13-121.
U17’s, 4th of 10 teams with 12 wins and reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 7-11-53, Newcomb 8-11-59.
U14’s, 2nd of 10 teams with 15 wins and reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 4-4-28, Torquay 7-6-48.
Leading Goalkickers, Seniors David Barkley (77). Reserves Phillip Moxham (44). U17’s Trevor Anderton (70). U14’s Craig Delaney (38).
U17’s Trevor Anderton achieves U17’s club record for most goals in a season. (70)
Seniors Best and Fairest, Anthony Dawson. Reserves, Roy Ritchie. U17’s, Clinton Dowsett. U14’s, Paul Hewitt.
Umpire’s best and fairest Tony Graham, Reserves David Watkins and Greg Calder, U17’s Clinton Dowsett, U14’s Paul Keating.
Netball Best and Fairest, A’s Sheryl Esam, B’s Heather Macafee, C’s Sandra Bates, U16’s Jill Bates
Netball A Grade finish 1st of 10 teams with 18 wins and reach Grand Final, Leopold 18, Winchelsea 24.
B’s, 1st of 10 teams with 14 wins and win Grand Final, Leopold 21, Anglesea, 11.
C’s, 1st of 10 teams with 17 wins and reach Grand Final, Leopold 19, Torquay 20.
U16’s, 3rd of 10 teams with 13 wins and win Grand Final, Leopold 22, Winchelsea, 15.
U14’s, 7th of 10 teams with 6 wins.
U12’s, 3rd of 10 teams with 13 wins and reach Preliminary Final, Leopold 26, Winchelsea 27.
B Grade Heather Macafee wins League Best and Fairest.
Bellarine League vote count to be held at Leopold.
50 games achieved by David Barkley, Tony Graham, John Nestor,
100 games achieved by Anthony Dawson and Colin Kerr.
200 games achieved by Peter Manson, continues to club record of 249 games.
Life Memberships awarded to Stan Bound, Bill McCarthy, Peter Manson, Roy Ritchie, Ray Smith, Colin Dawson and Fred Gliddon.