History. Circular Head Football Association inducted two Life Members at its annual awards night on Saturday.
As prominent figures in local footy throughout the past three decades Kerry Armstrong and Ricky Stewart were bestowed the honour while Scotchtown Football Club’s Todd Wilson was named the CHFA Ambassador.
Armstrong joined Irishtown Football Club in 1976 before joining the Circular Head Football Umpires Association as a boundary umpire in ’78 and ’79. He went on to play two seasons with the Smithton Football Club before returning to Irishtown to coach the side to premiership glory in 1985 and again coach the following year. Playing a small stint with City Football Club, Armstrong turned to coaching in 1997 and in 2013 was awarded a Life Membership to the CHFUA.
Stewart joined the Scotchtown Football Club in 1988 as team manager of the Under 16s and in the following three decades has contributed to various roles within the club and association including timekeeper, match manager, association delegate and joint secretary.
Wilson has etched his name in club history as the first male ambassador to represent the club.
Joining the club in 1988, Wilson has held countless roles with the Tigers most memorably coaching the Reserves to the 1999 Grand Final.