Since sponsoring Paul Licuria in 2003, Collingwood NSW has been proud to have sponsored a Collingwood player every year there after. From champions like Licca to fringe players like Tom Young, they’ve always been generous with their time and we thank all of them for the efforts whilst being linked to Collingwood NSW.

Paul Licuria

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2003-2007

Paul Licuria

Paul Licuria was the first player to be sponsored by Collingwood NSW, and he was always willing to give the club his time at every opportunity. A two time Copeland Trophy winner, Licca played 182 games for Collingwood over 9 seasons, and will always be considered a legend for his contribution to the Collingwood NSW cause in the early SCSC days when the club was starting up and finding its feet.

Collingwood AFL Career

Year Games Goals
1999 13 7
2000 22 2
2001 22 7
2002 25 5
2003 24 14
2004 22 6
2005 22 12
2006 21 14
2007 11 3
Total 182 70

 

Marty Clarke

Marty Clarke was something of a phenomenon when he arrived at Collingwood with pick 40 in the 2006 Rookie Draft, and was a popular choice to be the CNSW sponsored player to follow Paul Licuria after he retired at the end of 2007. CNSW sponsored Marty for two seasons before he returned home to Northern Ireland at the end of 2009, although he was followed with more than a passing interest in the Premier State when he returned to Collingwood for a second crack at the AFL in 2012.

Collingwood AFL career

Year Games Goals
2007 12 3
2008 22 9
2009 12 4
2012 17 0
2013 9 3
Total 72 19

 

Scott Reed

Drafted with Pick 78 in the 2008 Rookie Draft by Collingwood through the NSW scholarship scheme, Scott Reed played 3 seasons in the VFL and showed some promise before being delisted at the end of the 2011 season. His only outings with the senior team were in 3 pre-season games.

 

Tom Young

Originally from Bowral, Tom was elevated to the senior list from the NSW Scholarship Scheme with Pick 104 in the 2010 draft after a season in the VFL where he won the Best and Fairest.He debuted in late 2011 and played 7 games in 2012 before being traded to the Bulldogs for Pick 71 during the 2012 AFL Trade Period. He played 17 games for the Dogs before being delisted at the end of 2014.

Collingwood AFL Career

Year Games Goals
2011 2 2
2012 7 0
Total 9 2

 

Jarrod Witts

Jarrod Witts was signed by Collingwood in 2008 under the NSW Scholarship scheme, and drafted with pick 67 in the 2011 National Draft from St. Ives and Sydney University. He made his AFL debut against St. Kilda in Round 6 2013 and played 40 games for Collingwood over 5 seasons before being traded to the Gold Coast Suns at the end of the 2016 season for picks 44 and 62.

Collingwood AFL Career

Year Games Goals
2012 0 0
2013 7 5
2014 20 8
2015 11 5
2016 2 0
Total 40 18

 

Josh Daicos

The son of Collingwood champion Peter Daicos was selected with pick no.57 in the 2016 National Draft draft as a father-son selection. Josh’s untapped potential came to fruition after building a solid resume playing for the Oakleigh Chargers in the TAC Cup, and then for Vic Metro in the 2016 National Championships. Josh made his senior debut as a Magpie at the MCG in round 22 of 2017 in front of 47,889 against Geelong after being an emergency the week before, much to the delight of the dedicated supporters who marvelled at his father’s skills years prior. Collingwood NSW sponsored Josh in 2017 and 2018 and will continue sponsoring Josh in season 2019