2005 Ainslie First Grade
Ainslie finished the home and away games in second place.
Ainslie were defeated by top side Sydney Swans Reserves in the Second Semi-Final.
Final score: Ainslie 9.12-66 def by Sydney Swans Reserves 11.9-75
Goal kickers for Ainslie: B Doherty 2, J Kavanagh 2, M Barber 1, J Forsyth 1, T Lehmann 1, L Matthews 1, A McSporran 1
Ainslie played Belconnen in the Preliminary Final and were beaten by 10 points to finish in third place.
Final score: 8.9-57 def by 10.7-67
Goal kickers for Ainslie: Doherty 2, L Grose 1, D Jaques 1, J Kavanagh 1, T Lehmann 1, L Matthews 1, N Paine 1
The Ainslie First Grade team for the Preliminary Final was:
Brett Knowles (Capt/Coach), Matthew Barber, Ben Doherty, Joel Forsyth, Paul Grayling, Nathan Greatz, Louis Grose, Danny Jaques, Roy Jaques, James Kavanagh, Ty Lehmann, David Love, Lucas Matthews, Danial McFarlane, Peter McGrath, Dylan Nolan, Nick Paine, Todd Pulford, Ben Scolyer, Justin Searle, Ryan Tutt
Others who played First Grade in 2005 were: Shaune Austin, Aarin Butler, Gerard Cole, Liam Early, Jack Foster, Jarrod Gorman, Mitch Heaslip, Phil Henderson, Jason Kocmar, Alex McSporran, Kimball Powell, Brent Rebecca, Brett Sheehan.
James Kavanagh was the leading goal kicker in the AFL Canberra First Grade competition with 91 goals.
The Ainslie AFL Canberra representatives were Brett Knowles, James Kavanagh, Lucas Matthews, Peter McGrath, Daniel Jaques, Ben Doherty, Matthew Barber and Paul Grayling.
Brett Knowles, Lucas Matthews, Daniel Jaques, James Kavanagh and Paul Grayling were selected in the AFL Canberra Team of the Year.
Ainslie 2005 Second Grade Premiership Team
The Ainslie Second Grade team went through the home and away games undefeated to finish top.
Ainslie defeated Eastlake in the Second Semi-Final.
Final score: Ainslie 12.10-82 def Eastlake 8.11-59
Goal kickers for Ainslie: J Ryan 4, S Truesdale 3, K Powell 2, P Henderson 1, B Scolyer 1, B Sheehan 1
Ainslie met Eastlake again in the Grand Final and defeated them by 62 points to win the Grand Final and so remain undefeated Champions.
Final score: Ainslie 17.9-111 def Eastlake 7.7-49
Goal kickers for Ainslie: P Henderson 3, S Truesdale 3, J Gorman 2, A Kouvaras 2, L Early 1, P Holland 1, J Kocmar 1, A McSporran 1, D Love 1, N Paine 1, K Powell 1
The Ainslie Second Grade Premiership team was:
Backs: Trent Pellow, Nic Louis, Louis Grose
Half backs: Mitch Heaslip, Justin Fromm, Jason Kocmar
Centres: David Love, Paul Holland, Brett Sheehan
Half forwards: Kimball Powell, Andrew Kouvaris, Alex McSporran
Forwards: Sam Truesdale, Julian Ryan, Nick Paine
Followers: Wes McClay, Phil Henderson, Andrew Wainwright
Interchange: Liam Early, Jarrod Gorman, Jack Foster
Andrew Wainwright won the McNamara Medal for the AFL Canberra Best & Fairest in the Second Grade competition.
Coach: Jason Burgess
Ass. Coach: Glen Rebecca
Captain: Andrew Kouvaras, Vice Captain: Andrew Wainwright
Manager: John Mohrwinkel
Ainslie 2005 Under 18
The Ainslie U18 team finished the home and away in fifth place with 7 wins and 11 losses.
Coach: Scott Gibson
Captain: Giles Tranter, Vice Captain: Michael Lawless
Manager: Bryce McJannett
Best & Fairest: Paul Grayling
Runner Up B&F: Daniel Jaques
Third B&F: James Kavanagh
Coach’s Award: Justin Searle
Rising Star: Shaune Austin
Past Player’s Award: Paul Grayling
Best & Fairest: Andrew Wainwright
Runner Up B&F: Julian Ryan
Best Clubman: Phil Henderson
Player’s Player: Trent Pellow
Best & Fairest: Michael Lawless
Runner Up B&F: Daniel Simpson
Best Clubman: Phil Henderson
Most Promising Player: Erin Franklin
Best & Fairest: Andrew Olson, Mark Jillard
Best Clubman: Gavin Pound
Coach’s Award: Leigh Kennedy
Best & Fairest: Karina Demant
Runner Up B&F: Kate Mollison
Most Improved: Anna Stewart
Coach’s Award: Joanne Lounds
Encouragement Award: Fran Babic
President: Keith Heales
Senior Vice President: Garry Cox
Vice Presidents: Peter Poke, John Smith
Secretary: Fred Lehmann
Treasurer: Peter Poke
Committee: Keith Heales, Garry Cox, Peter Poke, John Smith, Trevor Lond, Mark Simpson, Steven Read, Peter Ireland, Fred Lehmann, Andrew McGrath, Wayne Rogers, Brent Heaver, Glen Rebecca
Football Operations Manager: Garry Lawless
Patron: Alan Ray