MHSOB Football Club Legends & Heroes

In 2003 MHSOB Football Club inducted its inaugural group of club Legends and Heroes.

Our Legends & Heroes are club personalities whose actions and commitment typify the very fabric of our great club.  They are selected for their
contribution to the football club, either in an on-field or off-field capacity.

The criteria for selection as a club Legend or Hero are outlined below.

Criteria for selection as a LEGEND

  • There must be a time lapse of 5 years between the end of his playing career and the nomination as an MHSOB Football Club Legend
  • Must have played in one of the MHSOB Football Club senior teams
  • Must have distinguished himself as a player by one or more of the following:
    o   Being a team captain or vice-captain of the senior team
    o   Being selected in a VAFA representative team
    o   Winning the club and / or competition Best & Fairest awards
    o   Winning the club and / or competition Goal Kicking awards
    o   Playing in more than 200 games for MHSOBFC (including Under 19s)
  • There are to be no more than 6 foundation inductees and no more than 2 can be added in any one subsequent year

Criteria for selection as a HERO

  • The person has contributed many years of outstanding service to MHSOB Football Club as a player, an administrator or general club helper
  • The person need not have been a player
  • The person need not have been a top-line player
  • The person has been instrumental in furthering the goals and directions of the MHSOB Football Club
  • The person has had significant influence on the well-being of MHSOB Football Club and amateur football in general

Since the introduction of the MHSOB Football Club Legends & Heroes concept, the following people have been inducted:

MHSOB Football Club Legends

  • Jason Bamert
  • Dean Comer
  • Alex Johnson
  • John ‘Jocka’ Nelson
  • Geoff Paul
  • Ian Turnbull
  • Ron Verma

MHSOB Football Club Heroes

  • Warren Fall
  • Colin Green
  • Alf Keam
  • Tony Orchard
  • Elizer ‘Pop’ Shapir

Please click on a name above to find out more about each club Legend & Hero, their achievements and contributions.

Please note that many profiles are in the process of being updated.

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