Hall of Fame

Don McSweeny OAM

Inducted
2012
Era
1991 – onwards

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