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Alexandria Rovers "Best Of" Team

2008 was a season of celebration for the Alexandria Rovers Football Club as we reached 60 years; one of the many season highlights was the naming of the "60 Year Best of Team".


To be eligible for selection, the criteria was that you had to have played one (1) year of football for the Club.


Over 100 players were nominated and the voting was done by members and supporters of the club. The Club is proud to announce that the following players were selected:

L to R Back Row: Mark Judd, Nathan Merritt, Tony Merritt, David Hookey (representing Lee Hookey), John Gudgeon, Ian Rubin, Geordi Peats, Alan Wilson (representing Graham Wilson).


L to R front Row: Russell Fairfax, Eric Robinson, Phil Sigsworth, Greg Hawick, John Cocking (representing Ray Cocking), George Peponis, Darrell Bampton

Fullback:   Russell Fairfax

Wing:   Eric Robinson

Centre:   Brian "Chikka" Moore

Centre:   Phil Sigsworth

Wing:   Nathan Merritt

5/8:   Greg Hawick​


1/2:   Craig Field

Lock:   Darrell Bampton

Second Row:   John Gudgeon


Second Row:   Graham Wilson

Prop:   Ian Rubin

Hooker:   George Peponis

Prop:   Ian Mackay


Lee Hookey
Darrell Trindall
Ray Cocking
Mark Judd
Geordi Peats
Tony Merritt
Steve Mavin

Some of the individual team achievements:

Australian Representatives:
Brian Moore
Phil Sigsworth
Greg Hawick
Graham Wilson
George Peponis
Ian MacKay

New South Wales:
Russell Fairfax
John Gudgeon

City Origin:

​Craig Field
Ian Rubin

Australian PM's 13:

Nathan Merritt


Russell Fairfax

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