TRIPLE Brownlow Medalist Haydn Bunton Snr has been named captain of the ACT and Southern NSW Team of the Century.
Bunton, who played for West Albury, was selected as skipper of the team announced at the Giants AFL grand final lunch in Canberra yesterday.
Wagga’s Wayne Carey was vice-captain with Finley’s Allan Jeans coach.
The 24-man team includes eight members of the Australian Football Hall of Fame, 22 VFL/AFL premierships and seven Brownlow Medals in a reflection of the strength of the region over the past 100 years.
East Albury’s Gordon Strang, North Albury’s Brett Kirk and Albury’s Dennis Carroll won spots along with Corowa-Rutherglen’s John Longmire, Berrigan’s Brian Gleeson and Jerilderie’s Billy Brownless.
Leo Barry (Deniliquin), Shane Crawford (Finley) and Bernard Toohey (Barooga) were also named in the team.