WHO’S WHO at the Southern Jets?
The Den Mother KATH RICKARDS
(Madeleine West) Elegant, astute and impeccably mannered, Brian’s wife unites and mentors the wives and girlfriends of the club’s players. A woman of duty, Kath is ercely loyal to her husband, the club and the world she’s carefully crafted.
The Country Girl PAIGE DUNKELEY
(CeCe Peters) Forgoing life as a down-to-earth high school teacher in the small country town she grew up in, Paige uproots to Melbourne to follow her high school sweetheart Daniel in the next phase of his sporting career.
The Life Juggler MADDY COCHRANE
(Annie Maynard) Self-assured and switched-on, high- ying lawyer Maddy is wife to Travis Cochrane and mum to two children. She prides herself on multi-tasking her demanding career, impressive family and her husband’s football schedules so her family can have everything.
The Social Climber TAHLIA WOODS
(Olympia Valance) Beauty, glamour and ambition are Tahlia’s stocks in trade. A social media entrepreneur and in uencer who’s engaged to Connor, she’s built her empire dabbling in modelling, fashion, TV and brand deals.
The Football Lover JESSIE DAVIES
(Isabella Giovinazzo) Wife of Jack and mother to their young son, Jessie is stoic, dependable and loyal. She’s also a mad footy fan whose lifelong passion for AFL is genetic.
The Coach BRIAN RICKARDS
(Jeremy Lindsay Taylor) With one eye on retirement, the Jets’ head coach has his other eye on winning the premiership ag before he steps down. At home, Kath rules the roost.
The New Recruit DANIEL FLETCHER
(George Pullar) Transplanted from a small country town to be the Jets’ new young gun, Daniel has quite a promising future ahead – but also has stars in his eyes.
The Veteran TRAVIS COCHRANE
(Kevin Hofbauer) Happily married to Mandy for a decade and dad to two kids, Travis is the dependable backbone and seasoned veteran of the footy club. His injuries and family obligations should’ve spelled retirement two years ago.
The Captain CONNOR MARRELLO
(Jackson Gallagher) Good-looking and egocentric, Connor is talented and competitive, but also ercely private. Connor’s commitments off the eld usually revolve around glamorous lover Tahlia.
The Full-Forward JACK DAVIES
(James Mason) Brilliant but hot-headed, Jack’s stellar career was recently marred when his highpro le mistake cost the Southern Jets last year’s grand nal. On the home front, he’s married to Jessie and dad to their son.
RUSTY O’REILLY (Ethan Panizza) Wild and unpredictable in his antics on and off eld, Rusty’s a little troubled and puts the club under continual pressure.