Life Members information

Bob Hillier Juniors 2012

Bob Hilliermore

Karina Cripps Juniors 2008

Karina Crippsmore

Wes Knight Juniors 2005

Wes Knightmore

Wayne Yorkston Juniors 2005

Wayne Yorkstonmore

Ron Hobbs Juniors 2002

Ron Hobbsmore

Chris Rudd Juniors 2001

Chris Ruddmore

Maureen Costello Juniors 1975

Maureen Costellomore


"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

1962 L.E. Cox

1962 L.E. COXmore

1963 W.J. Williams

1963 W.J WILLIAMSmore

1968 P. Crooks

1968 P. CROOKSmore

1973 Jim Muldoon

Former Curra Swans, South Townsville and AFL Townsville life member Jim Muldoon carved out a colourful career in Townsville and North Queensland after he arrived in Townsville in June 1960.

Over a 36 year period at different intervals Jim served the Swans.more

1974 S.J. McMillian

1974 S.J. MCMILLIANmore

1978 Eric F. Johns

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

1978 Kevin Geddes

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

1983 E.E. Harrison

1983 E.E. HARRISONmore

1990 Doug Pearce

1990 D.E.PEARCEmore

1995 Neil French

1995 N.A. FRENCHmore

1995 Graham Nicol

1995 G.C. NICOLmore

1997 J.B. French

1997 J.B. FRENCHmore

1997 Jenny Wiltshire

1997 J.M WILTSHIREmore

1997 Roy Wiltshire

1997 R.V.WILTSHIREmore

2000 L.C Johns

2000 L.C JOHNSmore

2002 John Finn

2002 JOHN FINNmore

2002 Lyn Muldoon

2002 L. "LYN" MULDOONmore

2008 John E Durkin

Townsville’s John Durkin has been include in AFL Queensland’s Hall of Fame in front of 800 guests at last Thursday nights prestigious Hall of Fame dinner in Brisbane.

It is a fitting reward for Durkin, a seasoned administrator with over thirty years of involvement in Townsville football.more

2009 Vin Viafadies


2009 Geoff Holman

I guess it all started with a stepson (Martin Downing) , taller than some and not all that good at rugby league so the Bohle Bears Junior A.F.L. club under talented Ray Keane was the way to go.more

2009 Andrew Thompson


2012 Bill Whitburn

2012 Bill Whitburnmore


Here we will have the guide lines to becoming a lifemember of AFL Townsville. With each person that has been awarded we hope to get a photo and story of their involvement uploaded.more
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