'Prelim Jubilation': Seagull photo shortlisted 

'Prelim Jubilation'. Jack Dorgan and former teammate Brett Bewley embrace after the 2019 preliminary final. Photo by Martin Keep. 

 

Regular Club photographer Martin Keep has been shortlisted for a media award after a moment he caught following our VFL preliminary final. 

Keep is in the running for the 'best photograph - character of the game' category after snapping a shot of running defender Jack Dorgan hugging good friend and former teammate Brett Bewley in the rooms following the conclusion of the Club's drought-breaking match against Essendon. 

For Williamstown, it was the joy of breaking a hoodoo that saw the Club reach its first grand final since our famous win in 2015.   

For Dorgan, it was so much more.

The 26-year-old made his long-awaited return - after undergoing his fourth knee reconstruction - against Werribee in Round 12 and played a further nine matches for the season, including playing a pivotal role throughout the finals series. 

In this game Dorgan collected 17 possessions and laid six tackles, his drive off half-back powerful. 

This was prelim jubilation. 

 

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