Werribee honours greats

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Updated: September 2, 2015
Travis Robertson (left) receives his 50 Greats in 50 years recognition from Werribee vice-president Martin Carter.
Travis Robertson (left) receives his 50 Greats in 50 years recognition from Werribee vice-president Martin Carter.

Travis Robertson (left) receives his 50 Greats in 50 years recognition from Werribee vice-president Martin Carter. Picture: WADE ARCHER

TO mark its half century, Werribee Football Club has revealed its 50 Greats of 50 years.

Since being formed in 1965, the Tigers have been home to some absolute stars of the VFA/VFL.

Criteria for selection was set a minimum of 40 games with allowances made for best and fairest winners and those who had won a VFA/VFL best and fairest, rising star or goal kicking medal.

Those with links to Geelong include:

  • Andrew Button – played with Geelong West-St Peter’s
  • Jeremy Dyer – played with Geelong West-St Peter’s
  • Scott Faulkner – played with Geelong West-St Peter’s & Geelong Amateur
  • Steven Douglas – played with Werribee Centrals
  • Lynton Fitzpatrick – played with Werribee Centrals
  • Dom Gleeson – played with Geelong VFL and now playing coach with Torquay
  • Merv Hughes – played with Lara
  • Michael McMaster – played with Geelong West-St Peter’s
  • David Mitchell – played with Geelong Amateur
  • Dallas Normington – coached Lara
  • James Podsiadly – played VFL/AFL with Geelong
  • James Puli – recruited from and returned to Werribee Centrals
  • Travis Robertson – recruited from North Shore, returned to Geelong Amateur
  • Nathan Saunders – originally from Bell Park, played with Geelong West-St Peter’s and Modewarre
  • Stephen Sells – recruited from St Peter’s and played with Leopold, Newcomb and Geelong West-St Peter’s
  • Adam Taylor – played with Geelong Amateur
  • Nick Walsh – recruited from St Peter’s and returned to Geelong West-St Peter’s.

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50 GREATS OF 50 YEARS (alphabetical)

David Allday Donald McDonald
Simon Atkins Ben McKinley
Joskun Aziz Michael McMaster
Michael Barlow David Mitchell
James Bourke Jarred Moore
Andrew Button Dale Morris
Robbie Castello Dallas Normington
Trent Churchill Henry Ogilvie
John Comben Garry Parkes
Steven Douglas James Podsiadly
Ian Dunstan James Puli
Jeremy Dyer Richie Raeburn
Anthony Eames Michael Redenbach
Scott Faulkner Travis Robertson
Lynton Fitzpatrick Ben Ross
Michael Frost Paul Satterley
Richard Geary Nathan Saunders
Dom Gleeson Stephen Sells
Teghan Henderson Robert Smith
Merv Hughes Shaun Smith
Kevin Leece Daryl Taylor
Frank Lesiputty Adam Taylor
David Lyons Ralph Turner
Steve Maloney Nick Walsh
Michael Martin Jason Watts


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