Labrador’s season has been given a n extra boost with the news that captain, Ryan Davey, will be staying at the club in 2015.
Davey, in his fourth season at the Tigers, joins coach, Steve Daniel, in signing on for another season.
The Tigers captain has been pivotal to the side, best on in almost every match he has played this year, and his retention is a crucial one for the Tigers’ future.
The former Warragul player is yet to play finals with the Tigers, since joining the club in 2011, but having been through some
Labrador football operations manager, Jarrod Field, said the two signings were essential in continuing to regenerate the club.
“Culture is the people and you couldn’t find two better people to have at your club,” he said.
Davey is a highly decorated player since moving to Queensland, winning the Grogan Medal in 2012 and representing the NEAFL Northern Conference in that season and in their match against the SANFL last year.
His retention will be key to the Tigers’ future development both on and off the field.
Labrador currently sits in fourth on the QAFL ladder, with matches against UQ, the Western Magpies and Broadbeach to finish off their season.