League Patron

Luke Power

The Yarra Junior Football League is honoured to have Luke Power as the league’s Patron.

Luke played for Oakleigh Chargers in the TAC Cup and was pick number 5 in the 1997 draft. Luke played for the Brisbane Lions from 1998-2011 and Greater Western Sydney Giants in 2012 and played a total of 302 games. He was a member of the 2001, 2001 and 2003 Brisbane premiership teams.

Luke has fantastic leadership skills and experience as he was Brisbane’s co-captain from 2007-2008 and Greater Western Sydney co-captain in 2012. Luke’s individual achievements include All-Australian in 2005 and AFL Players Association Madden Medal in 2012.

Luke has had previous coaching experience as the midfield coach at Greater Western Sydney Giants and is now currently the head coach of the NAB AFL Academy.

Luke began his football career at YJFL playing for Balwyn as a junior.