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2021 Strathmore Community Bank Premier Division Team Of The Year

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It's a healthy mix of fresh and familiar faces in this year's Strathmore Community Bank Premier Division Team of the Year.

Nine players return from the 2019 team while 10 players received the honour for the first time.

Amongst some of the inaugural members is gun forward Athan Tsialtas, who adds to his ever-growing football resume after 35 goals in 10 games this year.

Tsialtas is one of seven selected Strathmore players with Matthew Horne credited as Coach of the Year by his fellow peers.

Tsialtas' partner in crime, Kyle Weightman, finds his way into a forward pocket after making the bench in 2019. 

The division's leading goal kicker Matthew Watson slots in at full forward with 40 goals from 12 games while Ryan Allan returns to the side as a forward after making the team as a defender in 2014, 2016, 2017 and 2018.

Down back Luke Davis makes the side for the third time and the second as captain of the team.

Alongside Davis is Aberfeldie team mate Joshua Toy and Liam Cavanagh's reliable season down back was rewarded with his first selection in the Team of the Year.

Scott Clarke, Sam Zumbo, Luke Jarrad all return from the 2019 squad.

Star recruit and Aberfeldie big man Nicholas Meese was duly selected as the team's starting ruck after a terrific first season at Clifton Park. 

Roving at his feet are Keilor's Brett Stillman, Aberfeldie's Victor Carboni and Strathmore's Nicholas O'Brien while Nicholas O'Kearney and Brodie Romensky fill the two wing positions.

Kane Barbuto makes the team for a remarkable sixth time with Keilor teammate Bradley Xavier also named on the bench.

Barbuto is pipped, however, by Adam Iacobucci, who notches up his seventh Team of the Year selection.

2021 Strathmore Community Bank Premier Division Team Of The Year


All EDFL Teams of the Year are compiled based solely on the input of each club’s senior coach.

The 2021 Strathmore Community Bank Premier Division Team of the Year was to recognise the best players of the 2021 home-and-away season.

Other factors such as reputation or form in previous seasons were not to be taken into account.

The Coach and Captain of the Year were also determined based on the feedback provided by the senior coaches.

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