Today, the inaugural Captain of the Canberra Demons was announced by General Manager – Football, Shaun Young, with former Ainslie player Nick Heyne appointed to lead the Canberra Demons in 2016.
Nick will be ably assisted by his leadership cohort in Aaron Bruce, Nick Fothergill, Cam Bernasconi, Ben Dowdell and Rohan McLachlan.
“I am extremely honoured and excited to be appointed the inaugural Canberra Demons Captain. I am looking forward to leading the group in the season ahead and building on the hard work and commitment that all members of the squad have demonstrated in pre-season,” Nick Heyne said.
“I plan to lead from the front and implement a fearless game style and attack on the footy and competition in 2016.”
“We have a strong leadership group with lots of experience that I can draw on to help lead the playing group.”
Canberra Demons Coach, Ben Waite, said “since joining the club Nick has demonstrated his leadership qualities both on and off the field.”
“Nick’s work ethic has been recognised by his peers and coaching staff as someone who can lead the Canberra Demons in 2016.”