SFL appoints new president David O’Byrne

The Southern Football League Board last night (28 February) appointed Mr David O’Byrne as President of the Southern Football League.

Mr O’Byrne fills the vacant Presidents position after Russell Young announced that he would be stepping down from the role on the 1st of March 2023. Mr O’Byrne will occupy the position until the 2024 SFL Annual General Meeting.

Mr O’Byrne has been involved in Australian Rules Football in numerous roles including previously playing for South Launceston, Sandy Bay and the Southern Cats in the former Statewide League and also with University in the Old Scholars league. He has also played football interstate and is currently a member for Franklin in the House of Assembly.