The 2011 U20 Victorian Men’s team that will contest the next year’s Under 20 Australian Junior Championships (to be held in Maitland, New South Wales from 20 – 26 February, 2011) has now been selected.

The team comprises:

Players                                                                                   Association

Thomas Downie                                                                       Ballarat

Mitch Creek                                                                             Horsham

Matt Reynolds                                                                         Diamond Valley

Anthony Drmic                                                                         Dandenong/AIS

Owen Odigie                                                                            Dandenong/AIS

Will Sinclair                                                                              Kilsyth

Stefan Uzelac                                                                          Melbourne

Sean Preston                                                                           Melbourne

Igor Hadziomerovic  Melbourne/AIS

Alister MacDonald                                                                   Sandringham


Stefan Ionescu                                                                        Dandenong

Mitchell Riggs                                                                          Frankston

Kristian Rocci                                                                          Werribee


Head Coach:            Grant Wallace                                          Kilsyth

Assistant Coach:      Trevor Lee                                               Diamond Valley

Assistant Coach:      Andrew Sherwell                                       Dandenong

Team Manager:        Darren Sparkes                                        Eltham

Team Physio:           Tim Mulhall                                              Bodywise Musculo Skeletal Therapy

Head Coach Grant Wallace said: “I am really excited with the talented squad we have put together for the February 2011 Championships and think we have a well-balanced group of athletes who will be best prepared and disciplined to appropriately represent Victoria proudly.  We are all looking forward to the massive challenge ahead!”

Victoria won last year’s Under 20 Men’s Australian Junior Championship and has won 21 out of 37 titles since the first U20 men’s national championships began in 1974. The 2011 team is committed to continuing this great tradition of success.