Inaugural Legends

Acknowledging Doggies who’ve had a significant impact on the viability, success and future of the

St Paul’s Football Netball Club.

Mick Abourizk

Founding Member of SPFNC Club

Selected as Legend for his positive contribution to the viability & success of the Club.


1949 & 1950 Captain


1966, 1968 & 1970 Coach


1967 – 1970 President

Basil Finnegan

Founding Member St Paul’s

Selected as Legend for his positive contribution to the viability & success of the Club.

 

Played for 8 years from 1951 - 1959


Coach & Captain from 1953 – 1958


Premiership Coach & Captain in 1953

Hall of fame

Steve Doherty

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150 games 1976 - 1983

Captain 1978 – 1983 

Club Best & Fairest 1979, 1980, 1981 & 1983 

League Best & Fairest 1980 – 1983

Three Grand Finals 1977, 1980 and 1981

Dennis Pincott (dec)

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300 Games

Life Member

CYMS, YCW and ESCFA

Coached Firsts 1976 & 1977

Coached Reserves 1973 & 1979

Abbey Ghattas

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Played over 300 games from 1970-1987 

Played in 5 grand finals 

15 year contribution as secretary & treasurer 

Provides all printing services

Life member since 1980

Les Bruton

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Joined St Pauls CYMS

Fullback & Ruckman

Grand Finals 1982 and 1983

Best & Fairest in 2nds 1981 and 1982

Financial contributor & volunteer

Life Member

Peter Mercoulia

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Played over 130 games 

1973 CYMS Firsts Best & Fairest

1991 Res Premiership Coach

President 1990 & 1992

Secretary 1993-1995, 2001-02

General Manager 1997- 2004

Life Member

Key Club Sponsor

Justin McCarthy

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Coach 1971, 1973 & 1978

Captain 1969, 1970, 1973 & 1974

CYMS Best & Fairest 1971

Over 200 Senior Games

Life Member

Chris Marshall (dec)

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Played 78 games between 1980 & 1987

President 1982/83 

Secretary 1987

Major Driver of Club Movement to McKinnon

Sadly Passed Away 1989 Aged 32

Perpetual Trophy Senior Best & Fairest "Chris Marshall Award "

Tim Mercer

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  1989 Club & ESCFA A Grade Best & Fairest

Coach 1988 & 1989

Captain 1988 – 1992

1992 Premiership Capt.

1989 & 1990 Club Best & Fairest

Life Member

Andy Payne

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Began as Jnr in 1970 with Under 11s

187 Senior Games

Team Manager 1983 – 1992

Trainer 1995 – current

Frequent Committee Member

Life Member

Neil Wingrave (East Bentleigh FC)

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250 Games between 1966 to 1989

Coach Firsts 1976 – 1979

Captain 1976

Reserves Premiership Coach 1986

President 1981 – 1983, 1986

Secretary & Committee Member 1970s & 1980s

Colin Fredrickson (EB FC)

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160 games, 300 goals

ESCFA Best & Fairest 1982 (res) & 1983 (1sts)

Club Best & Fairest 1982 (res) and 1981, 1983 and 1989 (1sts)

1986 Premiership Player

Life Member