1960 to 1969 our President was JB Day and our Division 1 team played in all 10 Grand Finals winning 6 Premierships. Allen Stewart Greer was instrumental to that success.
Allen was Head Coach from 1960 to 1967.
It has been said that His effect upon Club spirit was immediate, insisting on all sides training together.
Captain for some of those halcyon years, John Sangster, says this:
I congratulate the Club on honouring Allen Greer. I played in 4 winning A1 premierships under his guidance, however, his contribution to the Blacks was not only winning flags but in the values he instilled into all members of the Club. He is most certainly is a Legend of the AUFC.
He is the only coach in our history to have coached a Division 1 team to 8 consecutive grand finals.
- He won Premierships in 1960, 1961, 1962 and 1965.
- His A grade team were Runners-up 1963, 1964, 1966 and 1967.
He coached the State Amateur side 1962.
He travelled on all eight Inter-Varsities.
- Winners 1961 and 1963.
- Runners-up 1960, 1962, 1966 and 1967.
Allen received Life Membership of the AUFC in 1968
He becomes only the 10th inductee of the AUFC Hall of Fame.
Allen sadly passed away on 26 April 2018.
During his time as coach, our players received
- 33 Full Blues
- 19 Half Blues
- 31 Club Letters
Allen received Life Member of the AUFC in 1968