A 50 man squad of Riverina’s most elite AFL players over the past 100 years was named this week. All players are vying for a spot in the final 18 that will make up the Riverina “TEAM OF THE CENTURY”. Wagga Tigers was very honored to have 5 of their past players named in that squad. The nominated players are as follows
|Paul Kelly||Sydney||234 Games||1995 Brownlow Medalist|
|3 Time All Australian|
|AFL Hall of Fame|
|4 Time Sydney B&F|
|Swans team of the century|
|John Pitura||South Melbourne||139 games||Victorian Representative|
|Brad Seymour||Sydney||133 Games||1996 Grand Final|
|Matt Suckling||Hawthorn||77 Games||2011 International Rules|
|2014 Premiership Player|
|Paul Hawke||Sydney||114 Games|
|Geoff Kingston||14 Time South Aust Rep|
|1961 All Australian|
|130 game West Torrens|
Also nominated was one of our most successful coaches – Terry Daniher. Terry cached Wagga Tigers in 1993-1998, winning 5 Premierships!
The club wishes all our nominees the best of luck when the final 18, Riverina “Team of The Century” is named at a gala function on March 20.