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Falcons District greats honoured with League Divisions in 2019.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 10:51 AM

The West Perth District has recognised 3 former junior players who are currently playing AFL.

The 2019 Junior divisions will be named Allen, King and Robertson.

Oscar Allen (West Coast Eagles) played his Junior Football at Whitford Junior Football Club and made his debut in round 16 of the 2018 season against the Greater Western Sydney Giants at Perth Stadium.   He played for his state as co-captain in the 2017 AFL Under 18 Championships and won the Larke Medal as the best player in the first division after kicking 11 goals over four games.

Emma King (North Melbourne Football Club) began playing competitive football at the age of eight for Quinns Districts Junior Football Club, before moving on to play youth girls at the age of fourteen. Emma made her debut Round 1 2017 playing for Collingwood against Carlton at IKON Park    

In 2015, Emma was selected as the first overall pick in the women's AFL exhibition series draft by the Western Bulldogs. She played with the club's representative team again in 2016 as part of the women's all-star match.  King is also a two-time Western Australian state representative and was named in the 2017 All-Australian team.

Nick Robertson (Brisbane Lions) played his Junior Football with Joondalup Kinross Junior Football Club and made his debut against Port Adelaide in round 4 of the 2014 season.  In 2017, Nick was rewarded for a strong season by winning the Shaun Hart Trademark Player of the Year award at the Lions Club Champion.