Warrnambool and District league names interleague squad

WARRNAMBOOL and District league selectors have cast a wide net as they eye interleague football success next month.

Coach Simon O'Keefe and his team - Darcy Lewis, Karl Dwyer, Craig Fraser and Michael Clements - have named a preliminary 62-player squad for the clash against Colac and District at Central Reserve, Colac on May 24.

The two sides met 12 months ago, with Colac and District winning a low-scoring tussle 9.8 (62) to 7.7 (49) at Reid Oval.

All 12 clubs are represented in the preliminary squad, which features some of the best players the league has to offer.

But there are also some major omissions. Deakin University coach Trent Anderson was also a key post last year but will miss with a broken foot.

Old Collegians' Scott Williams is nursing a fractured fibula, Merrivale's Todd McLean - the captain in 2013 - is yet to play due to a back injury while Aidan Cole will be unavailable.

Merrivale has the biggest representation with nine while Dennington and Panmure supply eight players each.


Nick Johnstone, Sam Holloway, Leatham Robe, Jason Wilson, Justin Nowell, Sam Doukas (Allansford).

Aiden Bourke, Joe Higgins, Liam Turner (Deakin University).

Darcy Lewis, Luke Duncan, Chris Keilar, Brandon Edwards, Dustin McCorkell, Chris Vickery, Jordan Scott, Alex Pye (Dennington).

Chris Edwards, Simon Tindall, Blake Rudland-Castles (East Warrnambool).

Jonathon Gleeson, Joe Kenna, Stephen O'Connor, Joe O'Sullivan, George O'Sullivan, Michael Sleeman (Kolora-Noorat).

James Fary, Alister Porter, Sam Gleeson, Manny Sandow, Joe Woonton, Rhys Raymond, James Kelly, Josh Sobey, Karl Dwyer, Jet Dowie (Merrivale).

Nathan Couch (Nirranda).

Nathan Forth, Eli Barker, Jacob Dunkley, Jacob Lacy, Aaron Williams, Daryl Beechey (Old Collegians).

Sam Mahony, Taylor McKenry, Tim McPherson, James Keane, Daniel Roache, Shamus O'Beirne, Tom White, Simon O'Keefe (Panmure).

Ben O'Rourke, Shaun McDougall, Jordan Umbers, Cameron Finlayson, Tahi Pompey (Russells Creek).

Liam Sheppard, Braden Hotker, Jordan Kavanagh, Luke Payne (South Rovers).

Dylan Cahill, Marcus Hickey (Timboon Demons).

WDFNL interleague coach Simon O'Keefe.

WDFNL interleague coach Simon O'Keefe.


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