Ray Hill, John Polmear awarded life membership of Peel Thunder Past Players and Officials Association

John Polmear and Ray Hill were awarded life membership to the Peel Thunder Past Players and Officials Association.
John Polmear and Ray Hill were awarded life membership to the Peel Thunder Past Players and Officials Association.

TWO dedicated football supporters were awarded life membership at the Peel Thunder Past Players and Officials Association annual general meeting.

Ray Hill was honoured for his service to the association. He has been the president since 2006. Mr Hill has also been club delegate to the WAFL Combined Past Players Association.

Mr Hill’s involvement with Peel Thunder began when his son Brandon was the first draftee to the West Coast Eagles.

He has been involved in fundraising activities for the Past Players Association such as sausage sizzles, swap meets, raffles and club functions.

John Polmear was also awarded life membership to recognise his involvement in Peel Thunder since the late 1990s. Mr Polmear has also been the secretary and treasurer of the Past Players Association.

The Past Players Association has provided support to Peel Thunder Football Club with substantial financial assistance with capital projects, players’ equipment and facility improvements.

The association has also provided footballs and equipment for the 18 clubs in the WAFL Junior Zone. With the introduction of Peel Thunderbirds into the women’s competition, the association helped with team uniforms and equipment.