MEN’S PREMIER LEAGUE SQUAD

Premier League Coach:
PHIL MERRIMAN

Assistant Coach:
Alex Shirley

Assistant Coach:
Tom Edgar

TEAM
MANAGER:
Darryl Jahnke

RESERVES COACH:
JOEL BAKER

RESERVES TEAM MANAGER:
JOHN MASON

PHYSIO:

JOSEPHINE SURACE


#1 WESTON HOWELL

Age: 23
Nickname: Westy
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2011
Representative Honours: U21 VIC 2015

 

 

Sponsored by:
Metro Premier League

#3 LIAM BRAITHWAITE

Age: 20
Nickname: Bino
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student / Transport
Debut in 1st XI: 2014
Representative Honours: Vic U18 2014, Vic Indoor U21 2015

Sponsored by:
Town and Country Pizza
30 Wembley Ave,
Yarraville VIC 3013
9314 5066

townandcountrypizza.com.au


#4 GREG ROBERTSON

Age: 39
Nickname: Robbo
Position: Defender
Occupation: Tax Manager
Previous Clubs: Yarra HC
Debut in 1st XI: 2010
Representative Honours: Vic 35 (2013-2016) Vic 40 (2017) Aus 35 (2012, 2014)

Sponsored by:
Rachel Robertson

#5 KYLE GILDEA

Age: 23
Nickname: KG, Cage
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Associate
Previous Clubs: Essendon HC, Labrador HC
Debut in 1st XI: 2015
Representative Honours: Vic Vikings 2016, Vic U13-U21 (2008-2015)

Sponsored by:
Asenna Capital
Level 7, 564 St Kilda Road,
Melbourne VIC 3004
1 800 273 662

asenna.com.au

#6 HAYDN SHAW

Age: 26
Nickname: H
Position: Striker
Occupation: Carpenter
Debut in 1st XI: 2006

Sponsored by:
Topline Embroidery
51/47 Little Boundary Rd,
Laverton North, 3026
9399 9633

#7 OSCAR ALLAN

Age: 21
Nickname: Ozzy
Position: Midfield/Striker
Occupation: Student/Coach
Debut in 1st XI: 2011
Representative Honours: VIC U13-U18 (2010-2017), U23 Australian Rep 2016

Sponsored by:
Cetnaj
180/184 McIntyre Rd,
Sunshine North VIC 3020
8312 7400

cetnaj.com.au

#8 Tom Henderson

Age: 22
Nickname: Hendo
Position: Defender
Occupation: Sales Representative
Previous Clubs: KEW HC
Debut in 1st XI: 2013
Representative Honours: Men’s Country Victoria 2014

Sponsored by:
Metro Premier League

#9 SCOTT SHAW

Age: 24
Nickname: Scooter
Position: Defender
Occupation: Gardener
Debut in 1st XI: 2008
Representative Honours: U18, U21 & Open Age VIC Indoor (2011 – 2014)

Sponsored by:
Topline Embroidery
51/47 Little Boundary Rd,
Laverton North, 3026
9399 9633

Doyle & Sons
101 Hudsons Rd
Spotswood VIC 3015
9399 5999

#11 SAM McINTOSH
CAPTAIN

Age: 26
Nickname: Macca, Capt
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Albury HC
Debut in 1st XI: 2013
Representative Honours: Aus Country 2014

Sponsored by:
Metro Premier League

#12 MARK WISEMAN

Age:
Nickname: 
Position: 
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Previous Clubs: 
Debut in 1st XI: 
Representative Honours:

Sponsored by:
Loud and Clear
Level 6, 83 William Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000
8692 9400

loudclear.com.au

#13 RUFUS McNAUGHT-BARRINGTON

Age: 31
Nickname: Roo
Position: Striker
Occupation:
Previous Clubs: Firebrands HC, University of Exeter HC, UD Taburiente Spain Sevennoaks HC, Bath Buccaneers HC, Real Sociedad de Tenis de La Magdalena, Spain. ARA Gantoise, Belgium
Debut in 1st XI: 2017
Representative Honours:
Wales International (2009-2014) 

Sponsored by:
McNaught Barrington Family

#14 PATRICK MEANEY

Age: 22
Nickname: P-Diddy
Position: Defender
Occupation: Landscaper
Debut in 1st XI: 2011
Representative Honours: U16 Vic 2010

Sponsored by:
Inspired Landscapes
Po Box 2303,
Ringwood North, Vic, 3134
0438 078 021

inspiredlandscapes.com.au

#15 ANDREW WISEMAN

Age: 32
Nickname: Ric
Position: Striker
Occupation: Business Development Executive
Previous Clubs: Bairnsdale HC
Debut in 1st XI: 2007
Representative Honours: Vic U21 Country Team 2007

Sponsored by:
Sagecon
Commercial Refrigeration &
Air-conditioning
1800 504 90

sagecon.net.au

 

#16 REECE SHAND

Age: 27
Nickname: Reeda
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Cabinet Maker
Debut in 1st XI: 2006
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats U15 2008

Sponsored by:
Performance Plus Posture Myotherapy
14 Hall St,
Newport VIC 3015
0403 872 631

ppmyotherapy.com

#17 ZAC POOLE

Age: 20
Nickname: Zac
Position: Striker
Occupation: Electrician
Debut in 1st XI: 2014
Representative Honours: Wildcats U13 2011

Sponsored by:
The Orloff Family Charitable Trust
& Funds Management Pty Ltd

The Principals Funds
Level 32, 360 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3000
9605 9543

principalsfunds.com.au

#18 DANIEL SHAW

Age: 28
Nickname: Shawy
Position: Goal Keeper
Occupation: Plasterer
Debut in 1st XI: 2008
Representative Honours: Vic Open Age Indoor 2012-2013

Sponsored by:
Topline Embroidery
51/47 Little Boundary Rd,
Laverton North, 3026
9399 9633

#19 ANDREW SHAND

Age: 27
Nickname: Shandy
Position: Defender
Occupation: Plasterer
Debut in 1st XI: 2006
Representative Honours: Western Wildcats U15 2008, VIC open indoor 2012-2013

Sponsored by:
Railway Hotel Yarraville
35 Anderson St,
Yarraville VIC 3013

96872034

railwayhotelyarraville.com.au

#20 MORGAN STEPHENS

Age: 23
Nickname: Moogs, Hot Stuff
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Plasterer
Debut in 1st XI: 2013
Representative Honours: U13, 15, 17 Western Wildcats 2008 – 2011

Sponsored by:
M Pace Carpentry
23 Vernier street
Spotswood, Victoria
0435 946 705

M Pace Carpentry

#21 NICK LEWIS

Age: 25
Nickname: Nic, Lewwy
Position: Striker
Occupation: Sign Writer
Previous Clubs: Brunswick HC, Juvenilia HC Italy
Debut in 1st XI: 2008

Sponsor: Public Life

Sponsored by:
Public Life Bar
162 Union Rd,
Ascot Vale VIC 3032

9326 2992

Public Life Bar

#22 ALEX GROSZ

Age: 36
Nickname: Al
Position: Defender
Occupation: IT Security
Previous Clubs: Werribee HC, Hamstead HC (England) Westminster HC (England)
Debut in 1st XI: 2002
Representative Honours: Vic 35 2015-17

Sponsored by:
Specialty Trees
1060 Wellington Rd,
Narre Warren East VIC 3804

9796 8308

specialitytrees.com.au

 

#23 MITCHELL BRAIDEN

Age: 18
Nickname: Mitch
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: 2014
Debut in 1st XI:
Representative Honours: Vic U13-U18 (2011-17), Vic Indoor U12, U14 2012-14

Sponsored by:
Australian Primary Mental Health Alliance
1300 514 811

apmhalliance.com.au

#23 STEFANO TOCCO

Age: 32
Nickname: Italian Stallion
Position: Midfield
Occupation: Café Manager / Personal Trainer
Previous Clubs: 
Debut in 1st XI: 2016
Representative Honours: National Italian Team 2010

Sponsored by:
Tocco Family

#25 BEN ALLEN

Age: 
Nickname: 
Position: 
Occupation: 
Previous Clubs: 
Debut in 1st XI:
Representative Honours: 

Sponsor:

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#26 BEN COWCHER

Age: 27
Nickname: Trackies
Position: Defender
Occupation: Nuclear Medicine Technologist
Previous Clubs: Joondalup Lakers HC

Sponsored by:
Cowcher Family

#27 WIL CROSBIE

Age: 18
Nickname: Willis, Keeno, Willy
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Newtown, Geelong
Debut in 1st XI: 2014
Representative Honours: U15 U17 Wildcats, Vic U16 & U18, U21 NT

Sponsored by:
Prestige Jayco Caravans
182-194 Bellarine Hwy,
Newcomb VIC 3219
5428 6655

prestigejayco.com.au

#28 Chris Beck

Age: 28
Nickname: Chris Beck
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Cannock HC, England
Debut in 1st XI: 2017
Representative Honours: England National Team U18 2011-2012, U23 2014

Sponsored by:
Beck Family

#29 Jacob Poole

Age: 17
Nickname: Spa
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2017

Sponsored by:
The Orloff Family Charitable Trust
& Funds Management Pty Ltd

The Principals Funds
Level 32, 360 Collins St
Melbourne VIC 3000
9605 9543

principalsfunds.com.au


#30 Tom Fawcett

Age: 19
Nickname: Tap
Position: Striker
Occupation: Hockey Victoria Community Coach
Previous Clubs: Essendon, Altona
Representative Honours: Wildcats U15, U17 (2012-2015)

Sponsored by:
Fawcett Family

#31 Josh Henshaw

Age: 23
Nickname: 
Position: Striker
Occupation: Engineer
Previous Clubs: OGM (W.A)

Sponsored by:
Henshaw Family

#32 Lachlan D’Arcy

Age: 14
Nickname: Lachy
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Geelong
Debut in 1st XI: 2017
Representative Honours: Vic U13, U15 (2015-2017)

Sponsored by:
D’Arcy Family

#33 Lewis Colasurdo

Age: 16
Nickname: Lulu, Big Nuts
Position: Striker
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2016
Representative Honours: Vic U16 2014

Sponsored by:
Alby & Bobby Speed

#34 Lachlan Mason

Age: 16
Nickname: Lach
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Essendon
Representative Honours: Vic U13 2013, ACT U15 2015

Sponsored by:
AFT Fencing
21 Harvester Ave,
Sunshine North VIC 3020

1300 946 660

aftservices.com.au

#35 Nick Vlassis

Age: 16
Nickname: 
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: Vic U14, Vic U15 (2013-2015)

Sponsored by:
Vlassis Family

#36 Kean Weeresekera

Age: 16
Nickname: 
Position: Defender
Occupation: Student
Representative Honours: Vic U14, Vic U15 (2015-2017)

Sponsored by:
Weeresekera Family

#37 PETER WROBLEWSKI

Age: 21
Nickname: Wobbles
Position: Goal Keeper
Occupation: Student
Debut in 1st XI: 2014
Representative Honours: Vic U13-U21 (2009-2016)

Sponsored by:
Hobson’s Bay Physiotherapy
Suite 8 6/230 Blackshaws Rd
Altona North 3025

9393 3988

hbphysio.com.au

#38 Josh D’Arcy

Age: 14
Nickname: 
Position: Goal Keeper
Occupation: Student
Previous Clubs: Geelong
Representative Honours: Victoria U13-15,(2013-2015) HV Academy (2015-17)

Sponsored by:
D’Arcy Family

#39 Fenn Dawson

Age: 26
Nickname: Blue Steel
Position: Defender
Occupation: Actor
Previous Clubs: Geelong

Sponsored by:
Dawson Family

#40 Nick Gill

Age: 26
Nickname: Gilly
Position: Defender
Occupation: Management Accountant

Sponsored by:
Tempur Australia
118 Colemans Road,
Carrum Downs VIC 3201
9785 4900

au.tempur.com