Newsletter 6, 2023
JAMES MUSSTER'S 200TH GAME SATURDAY VS PRESTON
JAMES Musster joins a select band of Prahran VAFA footballers to play 200 senior games in Saturday’s away game v Preston Bullants.
Musster joins Adam Sleight and Jack Matherson in the ‘200 Club’ since Prahran formed a partnership with Southbank Amateur Football Club in 1999.
(Andre Pitts - State Bank, Southbank and Prahran VAFA 364 games also Will Walford (Prahran VFA, Southbank, Prahran VAFA) played more than 300 games).
It is beyond dispute Musster is the most decorated player the Club has produced in the past 20 years as a multiple Club Best and Fairest, 2010, 2015 and 2018, competition Best and Fairest in premiership years 2011 and 2017, (when also player of the match), and Team of the Decade (2010-19) Vice Captain.
His break away speed is matched only by his mental toughness, qualities that rank him one of the premier on ballers in the Division 1 competition.
Musster joined the Two Blues as a teenager with the inaugural Prahran-Caulfield Under 19s in 2007.
One of the lesser known accolades of his career was a trip to Ireland in October 2017 with a party of 35 players and officials.
Musster won the Spirit Of The Big V after a match v Donaghmore Ashbourne.
The following year Musster addressed more than 400 officials at the VAFA season launch at the MCG. After he spoke about his experiences of the tour the chat on our table was "what an impressive young man".
That night, James Musster the footballer elevated to James Musster the statesman. James is a proud ambassador for his Football Club and it is our very good fortune to have him.