INDIGENOUS Team of the Century forward Michael O’Loughlin has urged Sydney star Dan Hannebery to stay a Swan for life.
Premiership teammates O’Loughlin and Adam Goodes are in Cairns right this moment for the inaugural AFL Cape York golf day at Cairns Golf Club.
The retired pair have been additionally available final evening to watch and help the Cape York Eagles preliminary remaining in opposition to Centrals Trinity Beach in junior footy at Cazalys Stadium.
The Swans premiership star, Hannebery, has been linked to a transfer to St Kilda over the previous couple of weeks, regardless of having two years to run on his contract, and O’Loughlin, who performed all his 303 video games in the purple and white, hopes Hannebery does the identical and finishes his profession with “the Bloods”.
“You hate seeing great players leave as an ex-player and supporter of a footy club,” O’Loughlin mentioned.
“The recreation now has actually advanced right into a enterprise.
“I like what Hanners has carried out and he’s a top quality individual.
“He is the coronary heart and soul kind individual of a soccer membership and I actually hope that he stays however I feel everybody is aware of that footy is a enterprise nowadays. I’d hate to see him go away. He is a good participant.”
The 2005 premiership teammates, O’Loughlin and Goodes, mentioned they jumped at the alternative to help the work AFL Cape York do all through the area.
“It has been a while since I have been up there to Cairns but is about the people you meet along the journey and we were lucky enough to meet Rick Hanlon,” O’Loughlin mentioned.
“We are actually eager to get round him and help the wonderful work he has been doing over the years.
“Adam and I each love what AFL Cape York is about and each time we get the probability to help Rick and what he’s doing, we’re throughout it.”
Meanwhile, Manunda will host North Cairns this night to kick off Round 19 of the native AFL Cairns competitors at Cazalys Stadium.