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About the Author
St Marys - A Short History
All St Marys players Games and Goals since 2004/05
Brother John Pye M.S.C. OAM
Interesting Facts
Letter - Just let me play for fun
Lyrics for the St Marys club song
NTFL - 2015/16 Finals Results - All Grades
AFLNT Records - All NTFL Positions in all grades - Summary
NTFL Final Standings - League
NTFL Final Standings - Reserves
NTFL Final Standings - Senior Colts, U/19's,U/18's,U/17's
NTFL Final Standings - Junior Colts,U/16's,U/15's
NTFL Final Standings - U/14's Div 1,U/14's Div 2,U/12's Div 1,U/12's Div 2,Womens,YG
NTFL Best and Fairest Medals - All Grades League - U/12's
St Marys NTFL Nichols Medallists
St Marys NTFL Best and Fairest
NTFL Best on Ground in Grand Finals all Grades
NTFL Leading Goal Kickers
St Marys NTFL Leading Goal kickers
St Marys Grand Final Medal Winners All Grades
St Marys NTFL Rising Star
St Marys Rep Players A - L
St Marys Rep Players M - Z
Anthony Vallejo
Aaron Perry
Benny Cubillo
Bill Roe BEM
Brian Long
Brian Stanislaus
Cadji Dunn
Present Great Player - Cameron Ilett
Clifford "Gympie" LewFatt
Cyril Rioli (Jnr)
Damien Berto
David Kantilla (Snr)
Dennis Dunn
Edmund Johnson
Present great Players - Ignatious Vallejo
Jack Long (Snr)
Jarred Ilett
Present Great Players - John Anstess
John Long
Present Great Player - Karl Lohde
Luke Stapleton
Michael Athanasiou
Noel Long
Present Great Players - Peter MacFarlane
Peter March
Present Great Player - Ryan Smith
Shane Ponter
Present Great Player - Shannon Rioli
St Marys Icon - Sheila Clarke
Super Coach - John Taylor
Ted Liddy
Terry Lew Fatt
The Godparents of the "Green Machine"
The Long Family
The man who started it all Ted Egan AO
Tommy Weetra
Xavier Clarke (Snr)
Premiership Players A - C
Premiership Players D - K
Premiership Players L - M
Premiership Players N - S
Premiership Players T - Z
Every St Mary's player who has played in a Grand Final
All St Marys Player Football Life members and their premierships
AFLNT - Hall of Fame
Records - Page 1
Records - Page 2
Records - Page 3
Records - Page 4
Records - Page 5
Records - Page 6
Records - Page 7
AFLNT Records - Minor Premiers and Wooden Spoons
AFLNT Records - Biggest Thrashings since 1946/47
AFLNT Records - Draw - 6 point wins in year order
St Marys and All NTFL Players who have played VFL/AFL
St Marys players to play with NT Thunder in the QAFL now NEAFL Awards
St Marys All Australian Juniors
St Marys - BOG in a Representative game
St Marys Coach, Captain and Best and Fairests of the Lower grades
St Marys Games summary Year by Year
St.Marys Honour Board
St Marys - Kamwari
St Marys Legends (100 games or more)
St Marys Life Members
St Marys longest Winning and loosing runs against all Clubs
St Marys Men at the Top
St Marys players who have kicked 7 or more goals in a match
St Marys Win - Loss record against all clubs
Summary of all St Marys coaches Win - Loss record
Summary of total number of premierships won by all clubs (All grades)
AFLNT St Marys Womens Football



This letter was published in the Cairns Post Qld on the 2/8/1999 and reprinted in the NTFL Qualifying and Elimination finals program on the 3/3/2002.


As many supporters know I go to a lot of junior and senior matches that involve St Marys and even many other games that don’t involve St Marys.


Unfortunately there is a core of spectators from all clubs that abuse their children for not getting in and having a go. When I read this I really feel for those children in the U/13's,U/14’s, U/15's and U/16’s that this happens to.


I hope that AFLNT Junior Foundation doesn’t mind me reprintiong it on my web site in the hope that it will get through to some of those parents who don't realise that junior football is all about their kids having fun.


Dear Mum and Dad


I hope you won’t get mad at me for writing this letter, but you always told me to never keep anything back that ought to be brought out into the open. So here it goes:


Remember the other morning at the footy when my team was playing and you were watching?


Well I hope that you won’t get mad at me, but you kind of embarrassed me. Remember when I went after the ball in front of goal trying to score and I got tackled?


I could here you yelling at my opponent for getting in the way. It wasn’t his fault that is what he is supposed to do


Then do you remember yelling at me on the other side of the field? The coach told me to cover my man, and I couldn’t if I listened to you. While I was trying to figure out what I should do, they scored against us. Then you yelled at me for being in the wrong place.


You shouldn’t get angry with the coach taking me off the field. We all have to have a turn sitting off for a while.


The coach knows what he is doing and he’s a very good coach and a nice person besides, he’s just a volunteer, who want’s to make sure we learn the skills of the game, and how to enjoy it more, just because he loves the game


I guess you were pretty mad at me all the way home. I was trying really hard, but I guess I’m just a pretty crummy footy player, but I really love playing and I have a great time being with the other kids, learning to compete and being part of a team. It’s a good sport, but how can I learn if you don’t show me a good example


Anyhow, I thought I was playing footy for fun, to have a good time and to learn sportsmanship.


I never realised you would get so upset because I couldn’t be a star.


From your loving child


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