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Now in his seventh season with the club, Rawlings has been appointed senior coach of Melbourne’s VFL affiliate team, Casey Demons, for 2018. He was previously Melbourne’s backline and defensive coordinator. An interim senior coach at Richmond, coaching the final 11 games of the 2009 season, Rawlings also coached Coburg Tigers during his time at Punt Rd. He then spent two seasons with the Brisbane Lions before joining Melbourne in September 2011. In 2016, he was accepted into the second intake of the AFL coaching accreditation course, level four program. Rawlings played 148 AFL matches, including 116 for Hawthorn from 1996-2003, 29 for the Western Bulldogs from 2004-05 and three for North Melbourne in 2006.

Now in his second season as Melbourne’s AFLW coach, Stinear joined the club in September 2016. A small defender/midfielder in his playing days, Stinear was vice-captain of the 2002 under-18 Vic Metro team and on Carlton’s rookie list in 2003. In 2004, he won the Grogan Medal with Mt Gravatt – the Brownlow Medal equivalent in the AFLQ. He spent 2011-16 as an administrator/coach with Oakleigh Chargers, and coached them to back-to-back flags in 2014-15 and to the preliminary final in 2016.

Radford was appointed women’s midfield coach in October 2016. He coached Parkdale in the VAFA from 2011-16, which included back-to-back flags in 2011-12 and runner-up in 2014. He is a AFL level three accredited coach. He has also been the Casey Demons VFL men's defensive coach since October 2016. Radford has coached St Bedes College since 2011, where he is a teacher. Radford played in the TAC Cup for Sandringham (Prahran) Dragons in 1995 and later for Sandringham Zebras in the VFA/VFL from 1997-2004

Garland was appointed inaugural VFLW coach in October 2017, while he was also given roles with Melbourne’s AFLW side, next generation academy and AFL team. Originally from North Hobart/Tasmania U18/Tasmania VFL, Garland was drafted at No.46 in the 2006 NAB AFL Draft. He made his AFL debut for Melbourne in round five, 2007 against the Sydney Swans at the SCG and played 141 matches before retiring at the end of the 2017 season. Garland became an established member of Melbourne’s defence in 2008 and although he missed all but one game the following season, due to injury, he bounced back to become a regular in 2010. From 2010-13, he played 81 of a possible 88 games, and became an integral part of the team, with his leadership a feature of his game. But injuries and form kept him to 40 matches from 2014-17. His last game was in round 10, 2016 against Port Adelaide at TIO Traeger Park. During his career, he became a fine player for Melbourne, predominantly down back. However, he did pinch-hit in attack on occasions and kicked the winning goal against Essendon in round 10, 2012. A NAB AFL Rising Star nominee in round 14, 2008, Garland finished second in Melbourne’s best and fairest award in 2013. He was also part of the club’s leadership group for a couple of stints.


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