1975

 

                                                                                                  Photo Gallery

Back row - T.McAliece, A.Andjelkovic, D.Chibnall, D.Atkinson, I.Christie, W.Lyle

Middle row - B.Hepper, D.Baxter, G.Gellie, R.Tweedale, T.Bennett, G.Ludbrook. I.Baker, J.Burt

Front row - L.Powell (Runner), A.Quinney, J.Rivett, J.Northey (Capt.-Coach), P.Merriman (V.Capt.), G.Jenkins, K.Nunn, L.Aberdeen (Trainer)

 

Score: Redan 13.15.93 d East Ballarat 13.14.92

Best: John Northey, Ian Baker, Ian Christie, Geoff Jenkins, Ken Nunn, John Rivett, Wayne Lyle

Goals: John Rivett 3, Peter Merriman 2, Terry McAliece, John Northey 2, Tony Quinney 2, Brian Hepper, David Atkinson

 

Ballarat football entered a new era in 1975 with John Northey beginning a three year run of premierships. His introduction of the fast flow-on style gained with his successful years at Richmond set the standard for other clubs to strive for.  

 

Redan were minor premiers with 14 wins. Brian ‘Doc’ Hepper kicked a remarkable goal to win Redan’s First Senior premiership in twenty three years, the start of a golden era. A special wine was bottled called BIN 23.

 

The reserves won the premiership for the second consecutive year coached by Peter Merriman. David Atkinson won the goal kicking award with 67 goals. Coloured football shorts were introduced in 1975. After game celebration was at the Showgrounds Pavilion.

 

Mrs. Maude Smith washes her 17,000th jumper for the Redan Football Club, Maude had laundered jumpers and towels for period of eighteen years.

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