"AFL Townsville are currently working on a project to expand and deepen the written history of our League. As a Life Member of the League we seek your assistance with the project by providing details about your own personal involvement with the AFL in Townsville. We would appreciate as much detail as possible including photos, particularly any during your active involvement in the league in addition to any other sports you may have had involvement in as well as a recent photo of yourself. We welcome any stories of note as well as any other information that you would like to share. Please put these stories under a separate heading.more
Eric Johns started his playing career with Hermit Park Tigers in 1961.
At the same time as playing Aussie rulesin 1963 he played Rugby League for Estate Rugby Club winning an under 18 Premiership.
Eric enjoyed Rugby but gave it up to concentrate on Aussie Rules with Hermit Park.more
Today 27th May 2014, the Hermit Park Football Club lost perhaps its most valuable asset of all-time in the passing of legendary stalwart, Kevin Geddes. A remarkably dedicated man, Geddes remains our longest serving Secretary by a considerable margin and without a doubt the most valuable. Living in the same South Townsville house for much of his adult life, Geddes first watched a TAFL match in 1955more