On 1 July, 2019, Neale Daniher was named as Victorian of the Year. He’s been a great player, coach and personality in the V/AFL community. But there is, of course, so much more to the Daniher story. Since taking on ‘The Beast’ of Motor Neurone Disease in 2013, Neale Daniher’s
All involved with the Melbourne Football Club were saddened to hear of the recent passing of Ian Johnson. Ian served on the club’s board from 1994 until 2001, and was the club’s vice-president from 1998 – 2001. Ian was awarded Life Membership of the club in 2007. He was 72 years
Don’t forget that if you are a past player, and have played one game or more at senior VFL/AFL level, you qualify to be part of the AFL Players’ Association Alumni. This gives you access to a wide range of benefits and services. The MFC P&PP&OA works closely with the
As young men come to an AFL club, and cement their careers, they often become part of the club’s ‘family’, intertwined with its identity and story. So it was for Brad Green, a young Tasmanian who burst onto the scene in 2000, part of the excitement of a wonderful time.
Since hanging up his boots in the AFL at the end of last season, Cameron Pedersen has been keeping himself occupied – to say the least. Still a member of the MFC P&PP&OA committee, Pedersen has left the suburbs with his wife Sarah and three daughters, and has headed to
Glen Bartlett and Jackie Emmerton represented the Melbourne Football Club, while Rod Grinter, John Ahern and Lynda Carroll represented the MFC P&PP&OA. Past teammates of Ian’s were also present, with John Lord one of those who delivered an address. We were all honoured to hear from Ian’s family and friends,