Memorial service for Malcolm Scott at Victoria Police Academy

RESPECTED: Sebastopol coach Malcolm Scott during a 2001 match against Lake Wendouree. Picture: Lachlan Bence
RESPECTED: Sebastopol coach Malcolm Scott during a 2001 match against Lake Wendouree. Picture: Lachlan Bence

A memorial service will be held for Ballarat Football Netball League hall of fame member Malcolm Scott.

The former St Kilda and Sydney player was highly regarded for his illustrious playing and coaching career in the BFNL.

He was also a long time member of the Australian Federal Police and Victoria Police.

The memorial service will be held at the Victoria Police Academy Chapel in Glen Waverley on Tuesday at 10.30am.

Scott died suddenly on Saturday, November 4, and was buried in a private family gathering last week.

An outpouring of grief followed news of his death, with football communities sharing their memories and stories of Scott via social media. 

Scott’s BFNL achievements included more than 100 junior and more than 100 senior games with North Ballarat FC and three senior premierships in 1978, 1979 and 1982.

He played more than 50 senior games with Sebastopol FC and more than 100 senior games with Bacchus Marsh FC. 

Scott was the Tony Lockett Medalist for most goals kicked in a BFL season in 1987 and 1990. 

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