FOUR GIANTS GET LIFE

LIFE MEMBERSHIP BESTOWED ON QUALITY QUARTET

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Another four names were added to the Life Members’ roll on Thursday night as the Old Xaverians gathered in tribute to the greats of yesterday and today.

The four chosen for induction as life members this year were Mitch McKenzie, Tim O’Shaughnessy, David Sapuppo and Pat Hawkins, with all except Hawkins present to receive his award and the accolades of the big crowd.

Pat Hawkins

U19 Coach 1996-1999

U19 Premiership Coach 1996, 1998, 1999

Senior Assistant Coach 2000

Senior Coach 2014, 2015, 2016

Senior Premiership Coach 2016

Senior Assistant Coach 2018

Senior Runner 2019

Committee Member

Tim O’Shaughnessy

Assistant Coach 1983-1987

Chairman of Selectors 1983-1987

Senior Coach 1998-2002

Senior Premiership Coach 1998, 1999, 2000

Mitch McKenzie

146 games

Six consecutive OXFC Best & Fairest 1968-1973

Three times VAFA Best & Fairest 1968, 1970, 1972

Big V Representative 1970, 1972

David Sapuppo

213 Games

Senior Premiership Player 2005, 2007, 2009

Reserves Premiership Player 2013

Michael Rush Perpetual Trophy Winner 2011

Club Sponsor for more than ten years