Mansfield Football Club

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Mansfield
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Names
Full name Mansfield Football Club
Nickname(s) Eagles
Club details
Founded 1880s
Colours      Navy Blue      Gold
Competition Goulburn Valley Football League
Premierships 2 (2004, 2009)
Ground(s) Mansfield Recreation Reserve

The Mansfield Football Club is an Australian rules football club in the Goulburn Valley Football League, they are based in Mansfield, Victoria. The club is officially known as the Mansfield Eagles Football/Netball club, but have been nicknamed "The Eagles" by supporters. The Eagles home ground is the Mansfield Recreation Reserve.

History[edit]

  • 1925-1933 Mansfield Line Association
  • 1934-1940 Mansfield-Alexandra FA
  • 1945-1946 Upper Goulburn FL
  • 1946-1977 Waranga North East FL
  • 1977-1995 Tungamah FL.
  • 1996-1997 Goulburn Valley FL 2nd Division
  • 1998-Current Goulburn Valley FL

Notable past/present Mansfield Eagles players[edit]

Current squad[edit]

  • 1 Matt Storer (C)
  • 2 Mitch Wareham
  • 3 James Herridge
  • 4 Ben Millot
  • 5 Tim Demetriou
  • 6 Sam Armstrong
  • 7 Nick Gieschen
  • 8 Simon Hart
  • 9 Sean Purcell
  • 10 Fraser Stevenson
  • 11 Jim Hopgood
  • 12 Phil Doeven
  • 13 Warren Smith
  • 14 Brett Mahoney
  • 15 Adam Boshevski
  • 16 Tim Van Der Klooster
  • 17 Ross Brown
  • 18 Dom Vincent
 
  • 19 Travis Leitch
  • 20 Brant Anselmi
  • 21 Simon Dick
  • 22 Sam Dolling
  • 23 Scott Heveran
  • 24 Casey Briggs
  • 25 Stuart Quinn
  • 26 Nathan Dundas
  • 27 Guy Taylor (C)
  • 28 Kane Blunt
  • 29 Luke McMillian
  • 30 Troy Mahoney
  • 31 David Mensch
  • 32 Simon Jones
  • 33 Nick Gray
  • 34 Jarrad Mahoney
  • 35 James O'Grady
  • 36 Mark Jones
 
  • 37 Sam Christopher
  • 38 Josh Briggs
  • 39 Andrew Nunn
  • 40 Rhys Steward
  • 41 Anthony Burgess
  • 43 Elliot Christopher
  • 44 Adam Mahoney
  • 45 Chris Laing
  • 46 Stephen Collins
  • 48 Liam Scales
  • 50 Lawrence Apps
  • 52 Tom Niewenhuizen
  • 54 Ben Cios
  • 55 Aaron Stephens
  • 57 Ross Hopkins
  • 58 Eddy Oliver
  • 59 Ben Ryan
  • 60 Alby Hill

Matt Storer and Guy Taylor are Eagles Co-Captains for the 2010 season. The Eagles Seniors are coached by ex-Collingwood player, Craig 'Ned' Kelly.

Awards and Premierships[edit]

Trent Hotton, who played for the Eagles last season, won the league best and fairest in 2007. The Eagles won their first GVFL premiership in 2004 since moving to the league in 1997. In 2009 the Eagles capped off a fantastic year with a win in the GVFL Grand Final over Kyabram, capturing their second GVFL flag in five years.

2004 GVFL Grand Final G B Total
Tatura 11 8 74
Mansfield 20 15 135
Venue: Deakin Reserve, Shepparton
2009 GVFL Grand Final G B Total
Mansfield 16 12 108
Kyabram 13 9 87
Venue: Deakin Reserve, Shepparton

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