2018 Confirmed List Changes
The Williamstown Football Club would like to sincerely thank the following players who have moved on from the Club since the end of the 2017 season.
2015 premiership players in Ed Carr (Maffra), David Fahey (travel), Nick Sing (Collingwood VFL) and Tim Currie (travel) have provided great service to the Club and have forever etched their names in Williamstown History. Carr leaves the Club as a Life Member, a vice captain and having amassed 111 matches over eight seasons.
Former AFL listed players Ayce Cordy and Arryn Siposs have both departed with Siposs taking up a USA punting scholarship with Auburn University, whilst Cordy will focus on his medical career.
Courageous small defender Ben Bese, unfortunately missed all of 2017 due to injury, will look to return to the field in 2018 through his local club, Strathmore.
Kyle Gray has returned to play at Frankston FC as they re-enter the VFL competition, whilst former Frankston teammate Josh Newman will be traveling overseas.
Other players to depart the Club include Development League Premiership players Jacob Chisari (Community Football), Jake Owen (Community Football), and Tristan Davies (University – Sydney); Corey Yeo (returned to Perth), Liam McMahon (Community Football), Jayden Burke (Community Football), Tom Condon (Coburg), Anthony Giuliano, Brodie Romensky (Community Football), Jayden Eales (Community Football), Jackson Gray (Southport Sharks), Tom Wilkinson (moved interstate), Max Philpot (Community Football), Jacob Magee (Community Football), Luke Goetz (Community Football).
"“On behalf of the Club we thank all the departing players who played with Williamstown in 2017 or prior, for their contribution to our Club. We wish every player the very best with their future footballing endeavours, along with their careers outside of the game. We welcome all our former Seagull players to remain connected to our Club in the future.“ said GM-Football Stephen Soulsby.
New players to have joined the Club in 2018 include Nick Rodda (West Perth) Bailey Morrish (Dandenong Stingrays) Lachlan George (North Ballarat) Cooper Stephens (Geelong Falcons) Tom Schnerring (North Ballarat) Nick Richards (Murray Bushrangers) Hayden Walters (North Ballarat) Ryley Monkhorst (Sandringham) Oliver Tate (North Ballarat) Darby Henderson (Bendigo Pioneers) Jordan Jones (Werribee) Lane Buckwell (North Ballarat) Tom Cleary (Coburg) Kallan Dawson (Williamstown CYMS) Jaylon Thorpe (Northern Blues)