Region Manager Announcement

20 June 2022

AFL Barwon is excited to announce the appointment of Edward Wilson as its new Region Manager

effective Monday 20 June 2022.

Edward comes with a wealth of experience in sports management and has held positions as

Executive Officer at Athletics ACT and General Manager – Franchises, Business Development & Events at Touch Rugby League Australia in recent years.

AFL Barwon Chair Craig Keating said Wilson had been impressive in demonstrating his sports

management skills and leadership attributes during the interview process and discussions with AFL

Victoria and the Commission.

“We are really excited to have Edward join our team. He has been very impressive during the

interview process, and we think that he’ll be a fantastic fit in this Region.

“Edward has the skills and experience to help us navigate out of what has been a pretty difficult two

and a half years. We know there is work to do and we want to get started right now.”

Wilson, recently relocated from Canberra and is very excited by the opportunity to lead football and netball in the Region.

“The opportunity to lead AFL Barwon during this period of pivotal change and immense opportunity, is incredibly humbling and is a region I am proud to be a part of”.

“AFL Barwon has a significant standing within the wider AFL community, both in Victoria and across Australia. This is due to the tireless commitment and drive for success the region has always demonstrated, especially in the last two years”. 

“The support and guidance throughout the onboarding period from the AFL Barwon Commission & AFL Victoria, gives me great confidence to execute our strategic vision for the future and to work collaboratively with all stakeholders, in the years to come”.




All enquiries should be directed to:

Craig Keating

0409 424 986

AFL Barwon


Highton Reserve Roslyn Road

P.O Box 6007
Highton Victoria 3216

Phone: 03 5241 6774
Fax: 03 5241 6776

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