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Merv and Pav Appointed Representative Coaches.

Tiger Legend Mark Armstrong will coach the ACT Senior Rep Team for the next 2 years.

The Tigers immediate past Coach Mark Armstrong has been appointed to the position of AFL Canberra Representative Coach for the next two years.

The following article appears on the AFL Canberra website.


17 December 2010: AFL Canberra is pleased to announce the appointment of Mark Armstrong as the ACT Representative Coach for 2011 and 2012. Armstrong is one of the most highly respected and decorated players and coach in the competition and AFL Canberra is pleased to be able to secure the services of the calibre of Armstrong for the next two years.

Last time Armstrong coached the ACT team they took out the 2008 Australian Country Football Championship where Armstrong was also named All-Australian Coach Armstrong’s own playing and coaching career has achieved just about everything football has to offer · Played 323 AFL Canberra Division 1 games · Has kicked a career total of 796 AFL Canberra Division 1 goals · Was the AFL Canberra Division 1 Leading Goal Kicker in 2007, 2008 and 2010 · Has represented the ACT on 27 occasions · ACT & title winning Coach for 2008 Australian Country Football Carnival · 2008 All-Australian Coach, Australian Country Football Championships · ACTAFL Legends Team in 1999 – only playing player named in the team · AFL Canberra Team of the Year – 1997 – 2010 (14 years) · AFL Canberra Team of the Year Captain – 2002 – 2005 · Queanbeyan Division 1 Captain 2000 & 2001 · Queanbeyan Division 1 Coach 2002 – 2010 · Queanbeyan Best & Fairest Player 1993, 1998 and 2003

Pav (pictured left)is looking forward to coaching the ACT Women's Rep Team in 2011

Not to be outdone the Tigers successful Reserve Grade Coach of the past three years Adrian Pavese has most recently been appointed as the AFL Canberra Women’s Representative Coach.

On top of his efforts with the Reserves, over the past two years Pav has been an Assistant Coach Under Armstrong for the 1st Grade Tigers as well as the ACT Senior Rep Team including the recent National Carnival.

The following announcement was made 13/01/2011:

AFL Canberra is pleased to announce the appointment of Adrian Pavese as Head Coach for the ACT Women’s Representative Team that will participate in the AFL Women’s National Championships from 7-11 June in Adelaide.

Adrian has an impressive 20 year coaching history that has encompassed Junior and Senior level football and most recently has won the AFL Canberra Division 2 Premiership as Coach of the Queanbeyan Tigers in 2009 and 2010.

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