When Coolbinia West Perth player Joel Shirlow stepped onto the field last Saturday he clocked up his 400th WAAFL match.
Joel or ‘Jacko’ as he is known to his teammates started playing in the WAAFL “about 22 years ago” for the Osborne Districts J Grade side.
The backman has played in a range of grades from B Reserves, C Grade League and Reserves, J Grade and most recently E Grade. Since 2003 Jacko has played at least 15 games every season.
After being involved in many football matches Jacko received his first premiership medallion in last year’s Grand Final which saw the Coolbinia West Perth E3 side defeat Gosnells by 26 points.Read More ...