Geelong: Joel Selwood’s tribute to Vic Fuller


Geelong captain Joel Selwood in the present day paid an emotional tribute to legendary membership staffer Vic Fuller who unexpectedly handed away on Monday.

Fuller suffered a stroke and collapsed throughout a coaching session yesterday. He couldn’t be revived, with coaching known as off on the time as gamers have been compelled to head house.

The 79-year-old spent almost 50 years on the membership, which included a long-time function as a VFL group supervisor, whereas additionally having a day by day presence at Geelong coaching classes and that includes on match days.

An emotional Selwood pulled his enjoying group apart earlier than in the present day’s coaching session as the whole membership held a second of silence for Fuller.

“Guys, I just thought it was important that we all come together this morning,” Selwood mentioned.

“Yesterday was very tough for a lot of people. He touched people in many different ways.

“He’ll dwell on on this footy membership. He did not need issues to be about him till it was about him, and he’ll be laughing all the way in which to heaven.”

Cats chief govt Brian Cook final night time confirmed the information and admitted it was a “difficult day” for the club to go through.

“He collapsed proper out entrance [of] the race. He had medical consideration inside 30 seconds. A defibrillator on him inside a minute,” Cook said.

“It’s been a very difficult day for lots of people, particularly the senior gamers and the soccer workers who’ve labored with him for an extended, very long time, as a result of Vic’s been round for 50 years.

“There’s been three grief counsellors engaging with our people.”

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