Club Patron – Pat McLindin
My History with the Tuggeranong Football Club
I am flattered and thrilled to be again chosen as Patron of the Tuggeranong Football Club for 2017 – my history with this club is a very long one.
In late 1967 my husband Darryl and I moved to Canberra when the entire Department of Supply transferred from Melbourne to Canberra. The next year, the ‘footy mad’ members of that department (including us), with the backing of the Eastlake Football Club, formed a team which we called Eastlake Woden.
The club has evolved over the years into the Tuggeranong Football Club, but we have loved it regardless of Club name or colour of playing strip. Over time when able, we have assisted in different ways. Our contributions have given as much to us, as they have to the club, and we were always happy to be part of the family.
Our Premiership in 1986 was the highlight of our involvement and I still remember the excitement. Can’t wait to experience it again!
Darryl passed away in 2010, but with the love and support of so many people at the TFC, my life at the club has been able to continue, for which I am extremely grateful.