Eagles premiership players Adam Hunter and Lewis Jetta to star in Beau Tann charity match in Bunbury

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West Coast premiership players Lewis Jetta and Adam Hunter are set to feature in a charity match at Hands Oval on Saturday.
Camera IconWest Coast premiership players Lewis Jetta and Adam Hunter are set to feature in a charity match at Hands Oval on Saturday. Credit: South Western Times

A pair of AFL premiership players are set to feature as fundraising efforts continue for former Bunbury and South Bunbury player Beau Tann.

Country footy legends and Tann’s friends from across the State flocked to Payne Park for a charity match and a preseason game between Bunbury and Harvey-Brunswick-Leschenault on Saturday

This weekend former Sydney Swans and West Coast Eagles premiership player Lewis Jetta will line up alongside fellow former Eagle and South Bunbury legend Adam Hunter for another charity game, this time at Hands Oval.

Saturday afternoon’s match between the World Gym Gorillas and the South Bunbury All-Stars will also raise money for Tann, who has been diagnosed with stage four colon cancer.

BEAU TANN IN ACTION IN THE MATCH BETWEEN BUNBURY BULLDOGS AND AUGUSTA-MARGARET RIVER.
Camera IconBeau Tann in action during a match between Bunbury Bulldogs and Augusta-Margaret River. Credit: South Western Times/South Western Times

Specially made jumpers for the day will be signed and auctioned off after the game.

Tann was the youngest member of Bunbury’s 2001 premiership side and won the rising star award that year, before later finishing his career with the Tigers.

Former Melbourne Demons defender Neville Jetta with Beau Tann.
Camera IconFormer Melbourne Demons defender Neville Jetta with Beau Tann. Credit: Supplied

At Payne Park, former Melbourne Demons defender and new Collingwood development coach Neville Jetta made a surprise appearance as more than $20,000 was raised for the Tann family.

Jetta donated a signed jumper from each of his two clubs, which were auctioned off.

Former South West Football League stars Aaron Hill and Matt Blackford featured alongside Tann’s premiership teammates Shane and Jamie Nani and Jason Treasure in the legends match.

Kaiden Fielding, whose father played with Tann, raised an extra $4000 by shaving his mullet off.

Saturday’s charity match starts at 3.00pm at Hands Oval.

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