TAC Cup Girls coach Tamara Hyett was 35 when she played her first senior game of football at the St Kilda Sharks. While a love of AFL has always coursed through Hyett’s blood, she spent most of her adult life as a professional golfer but knew her first love of football would always find its way back into her life.
For Sandringham Dragons midfielder Alfie Jarnestrom, his top-age year hasn’t been entirely smooth sailing after missing out on Vic Metro selection and struggling with illness throughout the season. But the Brighton Grammar student is taking it all in his stride.
Injury prevented her from participating in the inaugural TAC Cup girls season this year but Sandringham Dragons’ Izzy Huntington has the AFLW firmly in her sights. She spoke with Kavisha Di Pietro about her ambitions for the future and the road to recovery.
Leeann Gill has football experience few could match. Media officer Kavisha Di Pietro sat down with Leeann Gill to discuss her extensive resume and her philosophy when working with young footballers to help them develop to their best of their ability both on and off the field.
For the first edition of our Where are they now series, media officer Kavisha Di Pietro chatted to Alex Woodward about his injury-ravelled career, footballing future and advice for this years group of Dragons.