1964-1965; 1971 onwards
Victorian Amateur Football Association
Tony The Cleaner!
... and a jumbled version of the '85 Team Photo.
(Why did everyone change places?)
1987 Awards Functions
What's a Whites' B&F Count without the obligatory bookie - J. F. Donnelly Esq.
Coach Salvatore presents 1987 Best & Fairest Neil Crocker with the perpetual trophy.
Colin Crampton accepts his Life Membership, awarded at the '87 Presentation Night.
Grand Final 1992
Pat Cain and the ladies - Nancy, Mel, Helen & Sharon (on other side of the banner) - hold tight as Youngy and Gualano lead the Whites ...
... then the mad rush!
Whilst Hars makes sure that everyone is through the banner safely.
Mick takes the ruck as Gemma M., Bainer and Nigel scout the contest.
The Story of the Day?
Coach Leech delivers a rev up as the great Wazza is sidelined on crutches.
Bill Ouzas, Ben Lloyd, Mark Gemmola and Tony Gualano listen in. Stephen Dods, over the other side, facing camera .
Getting stuck into the oranges ...
as Captain Kenny leaves the huddle and Doug Ellis (far right, blue rain jacket) watches on.
The Whites look on as the Crocs accept the '92 Premiership Cup.
The MWFC makes the finals for the first time in five years - First Semi Final 1997.
After establishing a solid first quarter lead, the Whites are unable to shake Mt Lilydale OC off ...
But they hold their opponents to a one point last quarter and run out 19 point victors.
June 2001 - Anthony Forbes leads the team on to the ground as he heads out for game number 100
A panoramic view of the first bounce.
It's always good to win the milestone games.
It's Grand Final day 2002. The Whites and Collegians line up just prior to the start.
|(L to R) Names to come.|
40th Anniversary Reunion Match
25th April, 1964
Cassie v. Monash Whites
"Sammy, I don't think they're as quick as you and I were."
Graham Sammells (left) and Bruce Ninnis cast an eye over the Whites v. Collegians.
"Petro, I told you we'd stand out dressed like farmers!"
Mike Petrescu (left) and
Entering the huddle.
Paul Edwards (left) and
Graham Sammells smile for the drunken cameraman.
'Old Dog' inspires his troops.
Glenn O'Shaughnessy and the team at the 3/4 quarter time break.
Game over. Game won!
(from left) Nic Salvatore, Cameron Crampton and Martin Crampton.
"I reckon we could still get a kick, Ross."
Mike Petrescu (left) and
"Janet, perhaps we'd better not talk to Brett any more today."
Bruce Ninnis (left) and
Janet Salvatore (and Ronnie Lamb, wearing blue beanie, in the background).
Legends of the Whites ... and Bird!
(from left) James Donnelly, Frank Kavanagh, Joe Salvatore and Michael Carr.
Great to also catch up with Richard Angley, Henry Beh, Dave Clifton, Luc Columbies, Tim Dionyssopoulos, Andy O'Hara, Trevor Pimm, Ross Treverton, the partners and children of the mighty Whites on the day.
Thank you to Brett Kenny for his photographic skills. Thanks too to Toby, Glenn and all at the club for welcoming the old fellas back!
24th April, 2004
The 'Whites' 6.9.45
June 2006 - Greeted by coach Columbies, the boys head off after a hard-fought win over the powerful Fitzroy Reds.
Grand Final 2006
The Whites huddle just before the first bounce.
Listening intently to the Coach's instructions
Contemplating a torrid first quarter.
Gav Prendergast perfectly poised.
Captain West receives coach's orders.
Club Games Record holder Matt Riddle and Steven Mentha leave the turf shortly after the final siren.
Father & Son ... Luke Woods and Charlie say goodbye to Season 2006.
May 2008 - Sophie, Patrick, Andrew & Michael prepare the path for Uncle Paul's entrance.
Rooster crashes through Jenny Coughlin's work of art, as brother James lends a helping hand.
Following their Captain on to the field.
"So much destruction!"
Children ponder the mysteries of the great game.
July 2008 - "Dad, don't drop us!"
Sam and the stubby yell out in unison to their old man. It's seventeen years since Davey O first pulled on the jumper.
July 2010 - "Wave to the camera, Boys."
The season comes to an end with the final attempt at the team photo. See the successful effort here.
thanks to Brett Kenny for the 85 shot and the 04 Reunion pics,
for the 97s and early 00s, Paul Coughlin for the 06 pics and Matt Coughlin for 2010.