Vale – Bernard Byrden

Bernard Byrden 1989It is with great sadness that Bernard more affectionately known as Bomber had passed away on Saturday night battling cancer, his family was by his side throughout.

Bomber started playing at the tender age of 10 in 1974 with Oakleigh Sacred Heart FC under 13’s to 1991 as a senior player. After playing 107 junior games he played 100 senior games as a ruckman/centre half forwardwinning the club 1990 goal kicking . Bomber continued to play senior footy with Oakleigh Amateurs in 1992, winning the inaugural Best and Fairest that year but after 3 more games in 1994, injury was an influence to his early retirement.

5/6/63 – 9/1/16


Award Winners 2015

The award winners for 2015 season.

Luke Pappon

Luke Pappon

Corey Moore

Corey Moore

Borland & Wines

Shane Borland & Stuart Wines

Chris Mercuri

Chris Mercuri


Award Seniors Reserves Under 19
Best & Fairest Shane Borland & Stuart Wines Chris Mercuri Corey Moore &     Luke Pappon
Runner Up  No Award Josh Revere  No Award
3rd B&F Aaron Cloke Chris Grant Chris Pearson
Most Consistent Pat Ioannidis Tom Nolan Zac Barrett
Goalkicking Aaron Cloke 77 Jake Benoiton 31 Anmol Malhotra 42
Coach’s No Award No Award No Award
Best Team Player Rob Holden Aaron Paisley Ryan Henderson
Most Courageous Trevor Bromley Adam Matthieson Ankush Malhotra
Most Determined Liam Gillard James Faranda Scott Murray
Most Improved Liam Hard Jack Van De Ven Scott Johnstone
Best First Year Player Jack Davison No Award No Award
Key Performance Indicators Stuart Wines No Award No Award
Best Player in Finals No Award No Award No Award
BOG in Grand Final No Award No Award No Award
Section B&F No Recipient No Recipient No Recipient
Section Goalkicker Aaron Cloke 77 No Recipient No Recipient
Grand Final BOG No Award No Award No Award
State Rep No Recipient    
Club Person Bernie Greely    
Life Achievement Mark Coppock    
Presidents Paul Nikakis    
Krusher Khronicle Medal Stuart Wines    
Life Membership No Recipient    
VAFA Rising Star Nominee No Recipient

Krushers Survey

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Appointment of Colts Coach 2016

Krushers are pleased to announce the appointment of Chris White as our Colts Coach for 2016.
Chris is a past player and has a strong junior coaching record ;
*2008 Asst Coach OYCFC U17 (Preliminary finalists)
*2013 Coach OYCFC U15  (Premiers)
*2014 Coach OYCFC U14  (Premiers)
*2014 Asst Coach OAFC U19  (Preliminary finalists)
*2015 Coach OYCFC U15  (Preliminary finalists)
Chris has also achieved the following recognitions over that period ;
*2014 OYCFC Coach of the Year
*2015 SMJFL Representative Coach
*2015 AFL VIC inner southern region youth Coach of the year finalist.
We commend Chris on his committment to our clubs and we wish him every success with our Colts next season.
Any player or supporter who knows a 17 or 18 year old looking for a game, please pass details to Chris on 0430 510 163 or Jim Podesta 0409 314 922.