Remember the Titans Tue, April 20, 2021 - 3:12 PM

The Perth Football League (PFL) published a magazine inserted in the West Australian Newspaper on 10 April to commemorate their 100th year in 2021. 

Within the magazine was a compilation of the most notable 100 people to participate in the PFL's competition within that time. 

Browsing the list reveals a who's who of people who went on to become titans of business in Australia and even chaired some of our most successful companies. 

Included in this top 100 list were :- 

- Gary Berson - Managing Director of Clayton Utz

- Chris Brockwell - Prominent WA businessman, Hotelier

- Michael Chaney - CEO & Chair Westfarmers, Chair Woodside, Chair NAB

- Sir Rod Eddington - CEO British Airways, Director News Corp    

- Richard Goyter AO - CEO Westfarmers, Chair AFL, Chair Qantas, Chair Woodside, Chair Telethon

- Tony Grist - Co Founder Amcom Telecommunication  

- Chris Lalor - Founder of Sons of Gwalia

- David Robb - Managing Director Iluka Resources

- Jamie Taylor - ITS Management

- Diana Versace - CFO - YMCA

- Keiran Wulff - Managing Director - Oil Search

To view the full list, click this link 100 Year Commemorative Magazine and head to pages 4-7.

The list demonstrates the diversity of individuals who partake in amateur football each season and serves as a reminder that the person playing back pocket in the reserves team, could also be in the process of becoming one of Australia's most successful businesspeople. 

Future articles will explore PFL players who have achieved success in Entertainment, Sport, Politics, Judicial and Leadership. 

If you would like a hard copy of the magazine, we have a limited number available.  Please contact jgeorgiades@wafc.com.au 

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