New Members added to Tigers History

flop life meberNew life and Honary mebers

At the Tigers 2013 Presentation night 5 new members got added to the Emerald Tigers RLFC history books. On the night there were 2 new life members and 3 honorary members inducted.

Life Membership

Phil Rooney- Phil was inducted for his many years of service which saw him win premierships as a player to being head of the club as president. “Flop” as he is known started as a player in 1981 picking up premierships with the club and ran the Tinny bar in the mid 2000’s to end up President for the last 5 years.

Billy Hoare- He reffed for many years as well as being involved with the club before and after it was the changed to the Tigers. Billy put massive hours into the club and he was known as the Tigers No.1 supporter for many years.

Honorary Members 10 years+

Ray Downie- had many years of service and still currently playing included “Tiger of the Year” twice and has captained the Tigers aswell as won premierships with the green and white.

Joe Mahony- Joe has transitioned from fullback to front row. Another of the Tigers Captains he has won premierships and has also recieved  “Tiger of the Year”.  Joe retired this year.

Luke Wren- Luke last played for Tigers in 2012 major semi final as captain an another “Tiger of the Year” recipient. Luke was the full time captain in 2012.