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MEDIA RELEASE: ST Bernards OCFC Announces Teams of 1983 – 1992 and 1993 – 2002
As St Bernards Old Collegians Football Club continues to build towards the announcement of the Team of the Half Century, at its Gala Ball to be held at Docklands on June 1st. This week the club announced its teams for the decades for the period  1983 – 1992 and 1993 – 2002.
In front of a packed lunch at the home game against Beaumaris last weekend, St Bernards President, Patrick Crabb and former AFL Chairman and league legend,  Dr Allen Aylett lead the announcement of the two teams.  
Both teams feature names synonymous with VAFA football.  Notable stars from the 80’s and ‘90’s to feature in both teams include Luke and Jason Gollant, Wayne Carey,  Jack Overman and Vin Comito. All Australian amateur players include Tim Harvey and Ben Jordan. 
The team of the 1980’s is captained by legendary leader of the St Bernards, Gary McAllister and Luke Gollant is captain of the 1990’s Team of the Decade.
Teams are as follows
St Bernard OCFC Team of Decade St Bernard OCFC Team of Decade
1983 –1992 
FB: M. Sullivan   K. Mahady  A. Purcell
HB: J. Overman M.O’Dea (VC) F. Dunell
C:    R. Purcell S. Melican S. Walsh
HF:  G.Wood J. Gollant J. Federico
FF: M. Mulkearns (DVC) L.Gollant J. Pearson
FOL: W. Carey G. McAllister (Cpt) V.Comito
I/C: J.O’Connell,  V.McGuire, P. Hogan, A. Nathan, D.Sulllivan and F. Monaghan   
Coach: Paul Daffey 
Assist Coach: Frank Dunell 

1993 – 2002
FB: J. Mount   S. Perrett      B. Loughlin
HB: J. Overman      T. Wilkinson     Adam Merrington  
C: D. Byrne L. Gollant (Cpt) C. Calthorpe 
HF:  N.Mitchell (VC) J. Gollant T. Harvey 
FF: A. Comito L. Vassallo      Andrew Merrington
FOL: W. Carey B. Jordan V.Comito (DVC) 
I/C: P. Gilmour, S. Taylor, S. McKeon, S.Byrne, A.Thomas and B  Hoagn
Coach: Garry Foulds
Assist Coach: Shane Zantuck 
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