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Tigers land a coach

  • Tigers land a coach

Former AFL star Peter German to coach Albury in 2019

Albury Tigers have landed a coaching coup for the 2019 Ovens and Murray Football League season.

The Tigers this week appointed former North Melbourne footballer Peter German as its head coach for next season.

He has been appointed for three years, and takes over the reins from co-coaches Shaun Daly and Chris Hyde, who have led the Tigers to an unbeaten season so far. The pair will continue as players next season.

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German played 184 matches for North Melbourne between 1984 and 1994.

He then began his coaching career with Bernie in the Tasmanian Football League before joining Hawthorn and later West Coast as an assistant coach/

After leaving West Coast, he coached Subaco to two premierships in the WAFL, before joining Fremantle in 2007.

In 2009, he returned to Victoria and took the reins at Casey Scorpions. He then moved to be senior coach of Williamstown and a development coach at the Western Bulldogs.

Most recently, German was the head coach of Coburg in the VFL between 2014 and 2017., taking a break this season.