Star recruit Jamie Allan. Doutta will have added motivation for its final round encounter at Pascoe vale this weekend with 2010 Morris Medallist Jamie Allan lining up for his 7 senior match for the club.
Allan, who began his career in the Ovens and Murray across the road at the WJ Findlay Oval, has been regarded as one of the competition’s finest players since crossing to the Wangaratta Magpies’ camp prior to the 2009 season.
While he spent 2013 in Melbourne at Heidelberg, Allan’s consistency in five complete seasons with the Magpies has been rewarded with two club best and fairest awards and two runner up trophies. Allan Joined the Doutta Stars at the for the 2016 season and is very happy to be at the club he looks forward to a sucessful season.
He also took out the Leo Dean Medal in 2002 as the best player in the O&M’s under 18 competition.
|A strong runner, Marklew’s flexibility in his roles will be a handy asset for the coaching staff this season. A great user of the ball who tends to find plenty of space. Originally from Wangaratta, the 23 year-old is eligible to play VFL as the 23rd listed player.||
For at least the first half of the Division 1 season, there appeared to be an immovable object standing in their way - Craigieburn.
The Eagles completed a 10-0 to start the year, including a seven-point win over the Stars in Round 3.
A huge crowd turned up to Nipper Jordan Oval this Saturday to witness Essendon Doutta Stars take on Keilor, the undefeated ladder leader. The game started at a frenetic pace with both sides playing tough, but skillful football.