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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

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NTFL GAMES RECORD HOLDER

 

MICHAEL ATHANASIOU

 

Saints Veteran Centre half back Michael Athanasiou played his 304th NTFL League game on the 28th of December 1998 against Southern Districts to overtake the previous NTFL Games Record of 303 games held by NTFL Representative and Southern Districts coach Mark Motlop.

 

Michael made his senior debut for St Marys in 1980/81 after a successful junior career. He was  NT Secondary Schoolboy representative in 1979 and Teal Cup representative in1980.

 

He has been a member of 12 League premierships with St Marys 5 in a row from 1983/84 to 1987/88, 3 in a row from 1989/90 to 1991/92 and 4 in a row from 1993/94 to 1996/97.  Michael was also a member of Saints loosing 1981/82, 1982/83, 1992/93, 1997/98 and 1998/99 Grand Final teams.

 

Michael was club captain from 1991/92 to 1994/95 winning the clubs Best and Fairest aware in 1982/83, 1983/84 and 1990/91.

 

Michael was the recipient of the prestigious Nichols Medal in 1990/91 after being equal runner-up in 1986/87.

 

NT captain five times and co-captain once, Michael has represented the NTFL on 21 occasions since 1985 to be all time games record holder for NT Representative matches. He was also a Gold medal winner of the Northern Territory 1995 Arafura Sports Festival football representative team.  Michael also had the honour of being selected as a member of the "Back to Cyclone Tracy NTFL team of 2 Decades" (1974-1994).He was also named Captain of the NT Team of the Century

 

Michael extended his N.T.F.L. games record to 314 in the 1998/99 Grand Final with St Marys, but since being appointed captain coach of Darwin for season 1999/00 has now extended it to 328 upon his retirement at the end of the 1999/00 season. He also won Darwin’s best and fairest for that year

 

Michael's outstanding career can be summarised as one of the greatest centre-half back's to grace Gardens Oval and Football Park with his no nonsense approach and coolness under pressure have been the hallmark of his career.

 

He had one season with South Fremantle in 1985 in which he played 6 League games and two league seasons 1988 and 1989 with West Torrens in the SANFL in which He played 44 games and kicked 6 goals

 

Michael was admitted to the NT’s inaugural Hall of Fame on the 30/10/2010

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I'M A COG IN THE "GREEN MACHINE"

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