2009 Ainslie Senior Squad
Ainslie finished in third place after the home and away games.
Ainslie defeated Queanbeyan in the First Semi-Final by 19 points.
Final score: Ainslie 13.13-91 def Queanbeyan 11.6-72
Goal kickers for Ainslie: J Tutt 4, M Crook 2, T Inkster 2, T Daniel 1, J Holmes 1, B Hughes 1, R Lewis 1, A Mathis 1
Best: D Love, E Stone, R Lewis, J Tuitt, J Holmes, S Foster
Ainslie defeated Eastlake in the Preliminary Final to advance to the Grand Final. This was the first Grand Final for Ainslie since 1997.
Final score: Ainslie 10.6-66 def Eastlake 4.7-31
Goal kickers for Ainslie: T Inkster 4, D Argall 1, M Ghobrial 1, A Harris 1, B Hughes 1, C Pettersson 1, J Tutt 1
Best: T Inkster, D Love, D Tow, R Lewis, I Lawless, J Holmes
In a very tense Grand Final at Manuka Oval against Belconnen the scores were tied with 2 minutes to go. A late goal to Belconnen gave them a win by 6 points.
Final score: Ainslie 10.13-73 def by Belconnen 11.13-79
Goal kickers for Ainslie: J Tutt 3, A Mathis 2, M Crook 1, B Hughes 1, T Inkster 1, R Lewis 1, C Pettersson 1
Best: B Hughes, J Pratt, J Tutt, E Stone, M Crook, J Holmes
Tim Inkster was the leading goal kicker for the Club with 66 goals.
Three Ainslie players, Michael Ghobrial, Connor Pettersson and Jason Tutt played representative football for the ACT.
Marcus Crook and Tim Inkster were selected in the AFL Canberra Team of the Year.
Coach: Chris Rourke
Ass. Coach: Con Moraitis
Manager: Gary Paine
2009 Ainslie Grand Final Team
Ainslie Second Grade finished in fourth place after the home and away.
In the First Semi-Final Ainslie were defeated by Eastlake to finish in fourth place.
Final score: Ainslie 7.6-48 def by Eastlake 13.8-86
Goal kickers for Ainslie: M Jillard 2, P Neiberding 1, M Lawless 1, M Renet 1, C Mathis 1, M Creese 1
Best: S Campbell, B Rebecca, M Lawless, M Jillard, J Sullivan, C Mathis
The Ainslie Second Grade Semi-Final team was:
Marc Ablett, Drew Alsford, Shaun Campbell, Matthew Creese, Stephen Gill, Stewart Gray, Mark Jillard, Michael Lawless, Alvaro Macias, Clint Mathis, Andrew McJannett, Mitch Mulroney, Paul Neiberding, Andrew Olson, Brent Rebecca, Matt Renet, Greg Robertson, Brett Sheehan, Daniel Simpson, James Sullivan, Lincoln Sivilicic.
Coach: Tony Bourke
2009 Ainslie Under 18 Team
Ainslie Under 18s finished the home and away in third place.
Ainslie defeated Queanbeyan in the First Semi-Final by 45 points.
Final score: Ainslie 15.6-96 def Queanbeyan 7.9-51
Goal kickers for Ainslie: C Baxter 4, L O’Neill 3, B Matthews 2, A Birch 2, A Grozinger 1, L Highfield 1, B Sainsbury 1, B Garrard 1
Best: B Sainsbury, J Creaser, C Baxter A Bunday, L Highfield, P Schroder
In the Preliminary Final Ainslie were defeated by Belconnen to finish in third place.
Final score: Ainslie 6.5-41 def by Belconnen 14.7-91
Goal kickers for Ainslie: P Schroder 2, B Matthews 1, A Birch 1, C Baxter 1, L O’Neill 1
Best: J Creaser, L O’Neill, P Schroder, D Roberton, J Bradfield, J Hirst
The Ainslie Under 18 team for the Preliminary Final was:
Corey Baxter, Alex Birch, Jordan Bradfield, Alex Bunday, Josh Creaser, Rodney Dart, Ancel Franklin, Ben Garrard, Zac Greig, Alex Grozonger, Reuben Haupt, Lachie Highfield, Jeremy Hirst, Jon Hunter, Tom Jacobson, Brendan Matthews, Jake Millynn, Lucas O’Neill, Dane Roberton, Julian Rouch, Brendan Sainsbury, Brady Scholes, Peter Schroder, Peter White.
Coach: Malcolm Scholes
Ass. Coach: Brian James, Corey Saitta
Manager: Garry Grozinger
2009 Ainslie 3rd Division Team
Ainslie Third Grade finished ninth out of ten teams with 2 wins and 16 losses.
Coach: Trevor Treloar
2009 Ainslie Women's Team
The Ainslie Women’s team finished the home and away games in second position with 12 wins and 2 losses.
The Grand Final against Tuggeranong was played in wet, muddy conditions with the score being the lowest of the year. With each side level on 2 goals, 2 behinds with a minute to go Tuggeranong were able to kick appoint to win the Premiership.
Final score: Ainslie 2.2-14 def by Tuggeranong 2.3-15
Kendelle Treloar played her 150th game in the Women’s League.
Five Ainslie players represented the ACT in 2009. They were Holly Cogle, Karina Demant, Samantha Engel, Alex Hargreaves and Melissa Hurley.
Holly Cogle, Karina Demant, Samantha Engel and Candice Freeman were selected in the AFL Canberra Women’s Team of the Year.
Coach: Toby Treloar
Best & Fairest: Tim Inkster
Runner up B&F: Marcus Crook
Third B&F: Ben Hughes
Coach’s Award: David Tow
Rising Star: Jason Tutt
Richard Fleming Memorial Award: Ian Lawless
Best & Fairest: Brent Rebecca
Runner up B&F: Nathan Robertson
Best Clubman: James Sullivan
Coach’s Award: Drew Alsford
Best & Fairest: Jeremy Hirst
Runner up B&F: Corey Baxter
Best Club Person: Josh Creaser
Most Promising Player: Lucas O’Neill
Coach’s Award: Peter Schroder
Bev Trebilcock Award: Lachie Highfield
Best & Fairest: Chris Jordan
Runner up B&F: Dave Stewart
Best Clubman: Leigh Miller
Coach’s Award: Peter Dowling
Best & Fairest: Hannah Gill
Runner up B&F: Candice Freeman
Most Improved: Melissa Hurley
Coach’s Award: Meredith Wells
Player’s Player: Luisa Marzotto
Most Prominent Club Person: Peter Mulroney
Jaws Trophy: Bruce Robertson
President: Ian Muir
Senior Vice President: Trevor Lond
Vice President: Wayne Rogers
Secretary: Matthew Conway
Treasurer: John O’Loughlin
Committee: Ian Muir, Trevor Lond, Wayne Rogers, Matthew Conway, John O’Loughlin, Salvo Delorenzo, Brett Hannam, Ian Haupt, Gavin Pound, Mark Sinclair
Manager Football Operations: Corey Saitta
Patron: Alan Ray