Don McSweeny OAM

Inducted :2012
Era : 1991 – onwardsDon McSweeny

ADMINISTRATION:
• League Director 1998-2007 (Alternate Director 1984-1997)
• Boundaries Commission 1995/96 and 2001/02

AFFILIATED LEAGUES:
• Regional Director on Affiliated Leagues Council 1982-2007 (Proxy Zone Director 1977-1981)
• Committee 1988-1995
• Investigation Committee 1988-1996 & 2000
• Delegate on Australian Country Football Council 1989-2007
• SA Country State Team Selector 1980-2000 (Chairman 1980, 1992-1996)

CLUB/ZONE:
• President Cummins Football Club 1965-1969
• Delegate Cummins Football Club to Great Flinders Football League 1959-1974
• President Great Flinders Football League 1980-1982
• Delegate Great Flinders Football League to Mortlock Shield 1964-1981
• Selector or Secretary Eyre Peninsula Under 17s 1962-1976
• Team Manager Eyre Peninsula Zone Team 1967-68

PLAYING RECORD:
• Cummins Football Club 1945 – 1947, 1952 – 1958 (Captain 1954 – 1957)
• Cummins Football Club Best and Fairest – Twice
• Great Flinders League 1952 – 1958 (14 matches, 5 Mortlock Shields)
• Great Flinders League – Best & Fairest Trophy on 2 occasions
• Eyre Peninsula Zone Team – 4 times

COACHING RECORD:
• Cummins and United Yeelanna Football Clubs 1970 – 1979
• Great Flinders Senior Association Team 1966 – 1971
• Junior Association and Zone Teams 1963 – 1978

ACHIEVEMENTS:
• Life Member of Cummins Football Club 1975
• Life Member of the Great Flinders League 1977
• Life Member of the Mortlock Shield Carnival 1974
• Life Member of the Kinlough Cup Carnival 1980
• Australian Sports Medal 2000
• SANFL Life Member 2004
• Life Member of Port Adelaide Football Club 1993 (Magpies)
• Inaugural Life Member of Port Adelaide Football Club 1996
• SANFL Merit Award 1988
• SANFL Service Award 2003
• National Football League Merit Award 1989 (Last recipient before being changed to the AFL)
• Awarded Sunday Mail Service to Sport recognition 1996
• Australia Day Citizen of the Year for District Council of Lincoln (as recognition for services to football) 1983
• Telecom Advance Australia Award for Service to Football to Eyre Peninsula 1988
• Awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for service to Australian Rules football in South Australia through a range of administrative roles, and to the community of Cummins and Port Lincoln 2009
• SA Community Football League Life Member 2011
• Awarded Medal of the Order of Australia in 2009 – OAM

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