Greg Maskiell

Greg Maskiell

Player/ Administrator

University Football Club

 

 

Greg Maskiell commenced playing with the University Football Club in 1969. In his first season he won a premiership as part of the A Colts side and went on to play 125 games for the club.

He was an A Grade player for University from 1970 to 1977 playing in grand finals in 1970, ‘71, ‘72, ‘73 and ‘77, winning two premierships in 1970 and 1977. He also won a premiership in C Grade in 1980.

He won the Club Fairest and Best in 1972 and was runner up in 1973 and 1977.

Greg was a WAAFL State representative in 1972 and 1973 and was selected as an All Australian Amateur Representative in 1973.

Off field Greg was treasurer of the University Football Club from 1970 to 1972 and Vice President in 1973.

In 1970 Greg was awarded a Half Blue from the University in recognition of his sporting achievements before receiving a Full Blue in 1971 and 1972.

In 1981 Greg was recognised as the Clubman of the Year. In 1985 he was awarded Life Membership of the University Football Club.

He was the club physiotherapist from 1979 to 1986.  From 1983 to 1994 he was also the WAAFL State Team Physiotherapist as well as a State selector from 1984 to 1990. In 1991 he was the All Australian Amateur Team Physiotherapist. Greg was also the presenter of the Injury Preventions and Management module of the WAAFL Coaches Accreditation course.

Greg spent nine years on the WAAFL Board as the Functions Coordinator and on the Investigative, Sponsorship, State Team and Re-Instalment Sub-Committees.

In 1995 Greg was the recipient of the West Australian Football Commission Certificate of Recognition for Voluntary Service to Football. In the same year Greg was made a life member of the WA Amateur Football League.

The played judged Best on Ground by the umpires in the Phil Scott Colts Grand Final is awarded the Greg Maskiell Medal.