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17 October 2014

 

Willunga Football Club's new Senior Coach. Anthony Murgatroyd,

is pleased to announce his senior coaching squad.

Ben Baxter has been appointed Senior Assistant Coach

Gary Summerton is  Chairman of Selectors 

Congratulations to those Guys 

 

16 October 2014

 Willunga Football Club Announces “A’ Grade Coach

 

Willunga Football Club President, Neil Lang, announced today that the Club has selected Anthony Murgatroyd as the Clubs Senior Coach for Season 2015.

 “After Barry Pilmore’s resignation it has been a tough job to decide the best coach for the club given the quality of applicants we had, but we have managed to secure Murgatroyd, who has great credentials and we feel that he has a great fit with our culture”, said Lang.

Murgatroyd has a great record as a player and a coach. Starting Senior Football in Broken Hill in 1988 he had a short stint playing in the SANFL before returning to the country to build an impressive record.

 He has a record 6 Broken Hill Mail Medals, 3 Middleton Medals  for league Best and Fairest in Broken Hill, is an eight times “A” grade premiership player and is in both South Broken Hill Football Club and Broken Hill League teams of the century.

 He already has an impressive coaching record which began in Broken Hill and developed most recently in the Great Southern Football League where he coached Langhorne Creek to consecutive flags.

 He has coached West, South and Central Broken Hill before moving to Langhorne Creek and last year took on the role of midfield /assistant coach at Woodville West Torrens in the SANFL for both League & Reserves teams.

 Murgatroyd has coached teams to 4 Premierships, 3 Runners Up and 1 third in 8 years as a coach.

 He has had representative team coaching roles at Murray Mallee Barrier, Broken Hill Football League, and Great Southern Football Leagues and was Assistant coach of the Southern Zone team in the SA country championships in 2013.

 

Lang pointed out that Murgatroyd is a natural and has great mentoring skills and is passionate about his football and he will be assisted by Gary Summerton who will stay on at Willunga as Chairman of Selectors.

 “The other coaching positions in the club will now be selected with Murgatroyd’s input”, Lang said.

 

 

 

 Presentation Nights

 

All the winners

 

Grade

Recipient

 

Junior Colts

 

 

 

 

 

Best and Fairest - Giles Medal

Job Colwell

 

Runner up B & F

Indiana Burns

 

Best Team Man

Sam Renney

 

Coaches Award

Oscar Wadewitz

 

Most Consistent

Todd Martin

 

Most Courageous

Lochlan Bradley

 

Best First Year

Tom Neville

 

Leading Goal Kicker

Job Colwell

66 Goals

 

 

 

Senior Colts

 

 

 

 

 

Best and Fairest - Reed Medal

Calvin Bache

 

Runner up B & F

Alex Renney

 

Best Team Man

Brad Ficken

 

Coaches Award

Cam Turner

 

Most Consistent

Bryn Loots

 

Most Improved

Jacob Field

 

Best First Year

Jacob Scarpantoni

 

Most Valuable Player

Lachlan Burns

 

Players Player

Alex Renney

 

Leading Goal Kicker

Cameron Bull

28 Goals

 

 

 

Reserves

 

 

 

 

 

B and F - McDonald Medal

Craig Nelson

 

Runner up B & F

Joel Kimber

 

Best Team Man

Brad Charity

 

Coaches Award

Luke Johnston

 

Best First Year

Steven Jones

 

Best in Finals

Travis Ivison

 

 

 

 

Leading Goal Kicker     

Dale Anderson

66 Goals

 

 

 

A Grade

 

 

 

 

 

B and F - Corbett Medal

Wes Glass

 

Runner up B & F

Marcus Burdett

 

Adam Carnevale Award

Sam Alexopoulos

 

Coaches Award

Jake Standfield

 

Best 1st Yr Player

Michael Balas

 

Leading Goal Kicker

Daniel Lahiff

35 Goals

   

Mini Colts Take Flag 

Darren led his boys to a rsojnding win to gain the first Premiership Flag for the club in 2014.Their win was magnificenrt 

Willunga 5:4 to Goolwa Pt Elliot 3:2

 

 

Lets hope we can bring some more silverware back to Club on Saturday

Bazza Resigns

Our record Breaking Super Coach has decided to hang up the training guernsey and have some time off from coaching.

We thank you Baz, for all you have done for Willunga FC, and we are very proud that you have stayed with us for so long......and hope you hang around

 

 

 

 If you can imagine it you can achieve it.

If you can dream it you can become it.

Don’t be willing just to walk the easy path,

Walk the hard path, and be special.

  

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TRAINERS NEEDED

 Willunga Football Club is seeking trainers or people who would like to become trainers.

All training costs covered by the club

 Come and join us and be part of the best Football Club in SA.

 For info call Neil on 0404 468306 or enquir and apply to gloots@bigpond.com

 Help us to get the next bunch of Willunga Champions onto the field.