WEST COAST HAWKS
Thankyou to Wirrulla Football and Netball Clubs, our Grand final host
1 August 2018
Congratulations to Hawks legend Nathan "Tuffy" Johnson, 300 games is outstanding, with plenty of premiership honours along the way. A classy midfielder and forward with a deadly accurate left foot, providing many years dintinguished service to all club that he has been involved with. This includes off field roles such as club president, secretary, committee and also a leader in the social side of football. Hailing from a strong football family and respected accross the League. Well done Tuffers!
Article with thanks Tegan Whitford
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1. Nathan with the Mid West Premiership Shield 2001
2. Brother Damien (DJ) with Nathan after the Hawks 2014 Grand Final win at Wudinna
3. Damien, father Darryl Johnson and Nathan in 2014 after the Grand Final
4. Darren (Axe) Brown, Nathan and Eric (Elmo) Elliott 2001
5. Hawks Football and Netball Presidents - Nathan Johnson and Nerissa Baldock with the 2016 Du Monte Premier Club Trophy
6. West Coast Hawks 1st Premiership in 2001, after game celebrations
7 West Coast Hawks 2013 A Grade Premiers
8 West Coast Hawks 2001 Newspaper Article
9. Rovers FC 1996 Colts Side
10. West Coast Hawks 1999 Colts Premiers
11. West Coast Hawks 2000 Colts Premiers
12. West Coast Hawks 2014 A Grade Premiers
13. West Coast Hawks 2014 Premiers - 2
Congratulations to Nathan Johnson on playing a total of 300 A Grade games over his career. His first A Grade match played at just 14 years old.
Nathan has played for various clubs in his footy career including West Coast Hawks, Tumby Bay, Tantanoola, Jamestown, Cleve and Cowell. He has represented Mid West, Great Flinders and Eastern Eyre.
Over this time he has held many positions in these clubs. President and Secretary for the Cowell Football Club, President and Secr...etary for West Coast Hawks, Team Manager for the U15 Ep team, Coach for Cowell Colts and umpired numerous colts games.
‘Tuffy, your left foot is up there with the very best. There’s been nothing better than seeing the ball in your hands or on the end of one of ya spear passes. As for goals, if you aren’t setting them up, your kicking them!
Comments from team mates:
Congratulations on 300 A Grade games Mate’ – Dillon Montgomerie
Congratulations Tuffy on a great milestone, its been great to play alongside you and you’re an absolute legend on and off the field’ – Derick Freeman
Congratulations Tuffy on 300 A Grade games.You have been a great team mate to play alongside with fantastic silky skills and lots of memories to cherish!’ – Kirk Montgomerie