The Thornlie Senior Football Club is pleased to announce the appointment of former West Coast Eagle star Daniel Kerr as their new senior playing coach for 2018.
Daniel had an illustrious AFL career playing 220 AFL games for the Eagles and part of their 2006 Premiership team and also represented Australia in 2 International Rules Games against Ireland.
Daniel was placed in the top three of the Brownlow Medal in three consecutive seasons from 2005 to 2007, notably finishing runner-up to teammate Ben Cousins in 2005 by a single vote. He was also named in the 2007 All Australian Team.
Thornlie Football Club and Sports Club Chairman of Directors Wayne Barnett congratulated the Director of Senior Football Mick Fraser for the hard work in attracting Daniel to the club and welcomed the appointment and said the clubs senior team and the youth would benefit from Daniels strong AFL playing background and skills and training experience.
We look forward with great excitement the benefits Daniel can bring to our club as we play in the WAAFL B grade competition for the first time since coming from a defunct Sunday Football League in 2008.