West Perth stalwart reaches major milestone

Luke Tedesco will achieve a memorable honour for the Falcons on Saturday.
Luke Tedesco will achieve a memorable honour for the Falcons on Saturday.

While it will be in honour of his 100th game this weekend, it’s a role the vice-captain has become familiar with this season in the absence of injured captain Jason Salecic and co-vice captain Ray Bartholomew.

So as Tedesco celebrates the etching of his name on the No. 23 locker at Arena Joondalup, he can also toast his coming of age as a leader at the club.

But the 26-year-old Wanneroo Junior Football Club product claims his new position of seniority doesn’t feel too different.

‘Nothing’s really changed,’ he said.

‘It’s been a shared role and we just look to do our part.

‘Since Jason hasn’t been around’