Won Dalton-Bayly medal in 1969 & 1970, Redan Team of the Century, Triple Premiership player 1975-1977. Long time club Secretary and father of Premiership player Luke. Awarded Redan Legend Status in 2015 and entered the BFL Hall of Fame in 2018.
Senior Games record holder (369). Life Member and Club Historian. Four time Reserves Premiership player. Coached the U/18s for four and Reserves for three seasons. Awarded Redan Legend Status in 2015.
Redan Team of the Century VC. Captain/Coach 1950-56 (Premiers & Champions 1952). Courier Trophy 1951, Dalton-Bayly Medallist 1952.
Played 1957-1969, 237 games. Won Dalton-Bayly 1961, 1962, 1964, & 1966. Reserves Premiership Captain/Coach 1969.
Junior player and Junior premiership coach. Head Trainer of Redan 1946-1982 and Life Member. Assisted at the 1956 Melbourne Olympics. Awarded Redan Legend Status in 2015.
Redan Team of the Century Ruckman. Senior Coach 1963-1966, 92 games. Dalton-Bayly Medalist 1965 & 1967. Reserves Coach 1967/68.
Redan Team of the Century. Dalton-Bayly Medallist 1973, 1975 & 1978. Triple Premiership player 1975, 1976 & 1977. Mayor of Ballarat.
Redan Team of the Century. Captain-Coach 1960-1962 and non-playing coach in 1979. Club President 1964, junior coach, BFL Interleague Captain 1962.
Played with Redan during the 1940's and was also an umpire. Past Club Secretary and President. Was awarded joint Life Membership with wife Joyce in 1977.
Life Member. Club President from 1965 to 1968 and sponsor. Junior President and Secretary - 5 Junior Premierships during his leadership. Wife Alma President of the Ladies Committee and with son John, the only Father & Son to have been President.
Life Member and Former Club President. 1969 Reserves Premiership player. Past Social Committee Chairman & Bingo Caller.
Redan Team of the Century Captain/Coach. Triple premiership player/coach 1975-77. Dalton-Bayly Medalist 1974. BFL interleague coach 1981-1984. Elevated to Legend Status in 2012.
Redan Team of the Century and Senior Coach. Dalton-Bayly Medal and Hall named in his honour. Played VFL for Essendon & Collingwood. Played in a Premiership for North Ballarat (on permit) on a Saturday and then another for Redan in a different grade the next day.
Redan Senior Coach in 1949. Former Club Secretary 1952-57. Trophy named in his honour for Ballarat Junior Sport. Played VFL for Footscray.
Former President of the Redan Ladies Committee 1980 to 1990. During this period her committee raised over $67,000 for the club. Heavily involved in Bingo and other major fundraising activities. Tireless worker for the club and Club Life Member.
Dual Redan Premiership Player in 1975 and 1977. Former Club President & Finance Director. Past Players Committee Chairman and key part of the 'Save the Lions' effort in the late 1990s. Club Life Member.
Coached Redan for 11 years winning 6 premierships. Coached first senior Premiership in 1946, known as Mr Redan. Club President and Chairman of Selectors in 1948 and first Life Member in 1931. Elevated to Legend Status in 2012.
Appointed Redan Coach in 2000 at a time when the club had won its 5th successive wooden spoon. In 2002 took Redan to its first Premiership in 25 years and went back to back in 2003. Brett took the club from the bottom to premiers, something we will never forget.
Involved with Redan since 1946, Ladies Committee President 10 years and Life Member in 1977. Tieless worker for Redan, her committee organised balls, catering, concerts, presentation dinners. Late husband Evan is also in Hall of Fame.
Won U/16 BFL B&F 1952 & Reserves in 1966. Leading goal kicker in U/18s in 1953 (105 goals), including a club record 21 goal game v Ballarat. Played in five junior Premierships & Reserves 1969 & 1974. 250+ senior games. Still an active supporter and Life Member. Legend status 2018.
Dalton/Bayly Medal 1993-94 and 1992 R/U. Henderson Medal 1993-94 (won '94 medal with a record 31 votes). Won the Courier/ St George award in 1994, All Australian 1993, 1994 (The first Redan player to be made All Australian). Played 108 games at Redan.
100+ senior games at Redan. Junior coach in U/14's 1979-83 (Premiers & Champions in 1982, U/16's coach 1985-1986, U/18's coach 1989, 1992-94 a total of 11 years as a junior coach. 18 years of junior Coaching. Senior runner 1991-93.
Henderson Medal winner at Ballarat FC (1972). Joined Redan in 1974 and was Henderson Medal RU that year, Premiership coach of the reserves in 1974/75. Senior assistant coach to John Northey, Senior Premiership player in 1975-77. Senior coach in 1982.
Premiership coach in 2006/07. Leading goal kicker in 2006. Awarded BFL Coach of the Year in 2006, BFL inter league coach. Redan’s Football manager and director of Strategic Planning. Very highly respected person at the Redan FNC and within Ballarat Football League. Joint coach of the Team of the Decade team in 2009.
Premiership player in 1975,76&77. Dalton Bayly B&F 1987 & 88. Regular BFL inter League player. Team of the Century player on the wing. Joint reserves coach with Ian Pym in 1996. Played 160 games at Redan. Regular BFL Inter-league player.
Won U/18’s B&F in 1977, VC of the 1977 U/18 Premiership team. Senior player 1979-81, won Henderson medal in 1981. Played 17 games at St Kilda kicking 31 goals returned to Redan in 1984. Won Dalton Bayly B&F in 1979 and 1984. Team of the Century forward pocket. Real character at Redan & regular BFL Inter league player.
Played some U/14 football with Redan and one reserve game - John was an administrator, President 1986-87 and 1990, Secretary 2000 & 2001, North Roosters U/18 – two premierships, 2001 Past players secretary, Barman, Cleaner, Trophy donor, House project (debt $65,000). Joins father Alby as only Hall of Fame father & son, Life Member.
Introduced to Redan by Russell Tweeddale in 1973 - 45 year involvement, Board member 1980, President 1994 &1995, Secretary – Save the Lions 1998, auctions, sportsmen nights, trophy donor, sponsor volunteer, quiet achiever, Life Member.
Redan Football Netball President for a record seven years, 2005 to 2008 and 2012 to 2013 (Premiers 2006/07). A record seven years Family: Nathan- Capt 2007/8/9/ Emma- Netball premiership player Capt 2011 and a coach & Gayle a great worker & supporter. Life Member.