The ACTAFL Competition had seven teams, Ainslie, Batemans Bay, Belconnen, Queanbeyan, Southern District, Tuggeranong and Weston Creek

Ainslie finished the home and away games in third place with 13 wins and 5 losses behind Weston Creek and Southern District.

Ainslie defeated Queanbeyan in the First Semi-Final to advance to the Preliminary Final.

  • Final score: Ainslie 16.14-110 def Queanbeyan 10.17-77
  • Goal kickers for Ainslie: Mohrwinkel 4, Wallensky 3, Conway 2, McCallum 2, Sinclair 1, Pulford 1, G Zochling 1, Ireland 1, Douglass 1
  • Best: Mohrwinkel, Cloke, Graham, Muir, Heard, McCallum, Conway

Ainslie played Weston Creek in the Preliminary Final. Ainslie trailed by 2 goals at three quarter time and hit the lead for the first time half way through a tense last quarter.

  • Final score: Ainslie 11.14-80 def Weston Creek 10.9-69
  • Goal kickers for Ainslie: Heard 3, Sinclair 2, McCallum 2, Mohrwinkel 1, Wallensky 1, Zochling 1, Douglass 1
  • Best: Heard, Graham, Muir, Cloke, Gibson, Kent, Conway

Ainslie easily defeated Southern District in the Grand Final at Football Park, Phillip to win their 18th Premiership.

  • Final score: Ainslie 20.16-136 def Southern District 8.17-65
  • Goal kickers for Ainslie: McCallum 4, Zochling 3, Wallensky 3, Mohrwinkel 2, A Bishop 2, Sinclair 1, Heard 1, Conway 1, Douglas 1, Griffin 1, Guthrie 1
  • Best: Cloke, McCallum, A Bishop, Conway, Graham, Zochling, Heard

David Cloke was awarded the Alex Jesaulenko Medal for best on the ground in the Grand Final.

The Ainslie First Grade Grand Final team was:

  • Backs: Shane Griffin, Scott Gibson, Shane Trebilcock
  • Half backs: Stephen Kent, Ian Muir, David Graham
  • Centres: David McCallum, Matthew Conway, Andrew Bishop
  • Half forwards: Gerald Zochling, Tony Douglas, Aldo Dipette
  • Forwards: Mark Sinclair, Peter Wallensky, Peter Ireland
  • Rucks: David Cloke, Shane Heard, Jeff Mohrwinkel
  • Interchange: Robbie Baxter, Phil Guthrie

Peter Wallensky won the League’s goal kicking award, the Kevin Neale Trophy, with 94 goals for the season.

Players that represented the ACT were David Cloke, Gerard Zochling, Aldo Dipetta, Matt Conway, Peter Wallensky, Stephen Kent and David McCallum.

Gerard Zochling played his 100th game for the Club.

  • Coach: David Cloke
  • Manager: Bill Harvey

Second Grade

The Ainslie Second Grade team finished the home and away games in second position with 14 wins and 4 losses behind leaders Southern District.

Ainslie Second Grade were defeated in the Second Semi-Final by Southern District.

  • Final score: Ainslie 5.10-40 def by Southern District 21.9-135
  • Goal kickers for Ainslie: Read 2, Snowden 2, Kelty 1
  • Best: Schmidt, Killer, O’Halloran, G Bishop, Fawcett

Ainslie defeated Weston Creek in the Preliminary to set up a rematch with Southern District in the Grand Final.

  • Final score: Ainslie 23.10-148 def Weston Creek 14.17-101
  • Goal kickers for Ainslie: Read 6, Kelty 3, Snowden 3, Hegarty 2, McDonald 2, Battison 1, G Bishop 1, Fawcett 1, Garland 1, Kelly 1, Killer 1, O’Halloran 1
  • Best: Phipps, G Bishop, Snowden, Read, Fawcett, Garland

Ainslie were defeated by Southern District in the Second Grade Grand Final.

  • Final score: Ainslie 16.13-109 def by Southern District 21.14-140
  • Goal kickers for Ainslie: Read 4, Snowden 4, Kelty 3, McDonald 2, Battison 1, Fawcett 1, Pulford 1
  • Best: Read, Snowden, Burgess, Fawcett, Killer, Garland
  • Coach: Graham Read
  • Manager: Stephen Read

Under 19

Ainslie Under 19s finished the home and away games in third place with 9 wins and 8 losses.

The U19s were defeated in the First Semi-Final by Tuggeranong to finish fourth.

  • Final score: Ainslie 4.11-35 def by Tuggeranong 18.14-122
  • Goal kickers for Ainslie: Loughton 1, Papadopoulas 1, Rodgers 1, M Zochling 1
  • Best: Phillips, J Ingram, Hegarty, Brandt, Moore
  • Coach: Ralph Rendell
  • Manager: John Mohrwinkel


The Ainslie Monaro team in Division 2 defeated Harman in the Second Semi-Final to go through to the Grand Final.

  • Final score: Ainslie 8.26-74 def Harman 3.9-27
  • Main Goal kickers for Ainslie: Hogan 2, A Telford 2
  • Best: Stephens, Vanning, Delorenzo

Ainslie defeated Harman in the Monaro Grand Final to win the Premiership.

  • Final score: Ainslie 14.14-98 def Harman 6.7-43
  • Main Goal kickers for Ainslie: Vandijk 6, Collins 3
  • Best: Delorenzo, Collins, Stephens

Salvo Delorenzo won the trophy for the best on the ground in the Division 2 Grand Final.

  • Coach: Peter Telford
  • Managers: Kerry Guthrie, Neil Schmahl

Club Awards

First Grade

  • Best & Fairest: Jeff Mohrwinkel
  • Runner-up B&F: David Cloke
  • Most Consistent: David McCallum
  • Most Valuable Player: Gerard Zochling
  • Best Player in Finals: David Cloke
  • Richard Fleming Memorial Award: Andrew Bishop

Second Grade

  • Best & Fairest: Stephen Phipps
  • Runner-up B&F: Greg Bishop
  • Most Consistent: Geoff Edwards
  • Most Improved: Sean Woodland
  • Best Player in Finals: Stephen Phipps

Under 19

  • Best & Fairest: Marcus Dowling
  • Runner-up B&F: Otis Papadopolous
  • Most Consistent: Gavin Pound
  • Most Improved: Stephen Phillips
  • Best Player in Finals: Matthew Hegarty
  • Ted Dhu Most Promising U19 Player: Stuart Butterfield
  • Bev Trebilcock Memorial Award: Jason Bridge


  • Best & Fairest: Peter Telford
  • Runner-up B&F: Gene Marini
  • Most Consistent: Salvo Delorenzo
  • Best in Finals: Guy Townsend
  • Most Prominent Clubman: Garry Cox

Club Officials

  • President:  Dale Seymour
  • Senior Vice President: Bruce Glossop
  • Vice Presidents: Garry Marshall, Andrew McGrath, Garry Cox
  • Secretary: Keith Heales
  • Treasurer: Kel Duncan, Malcolm Scholes
  • Committee: John Rebecca, Con Moraitis, Joe Cortese, Trevor Lond, Kerry McGlinn, Mark Scholes, Terry Whelan, James Horniblow, Stephen Read, Lee Phillips, Ross Hincksman, Rick Browne, Clare Palmer