Shepparton United utility STEPHEN McINTYRE  joins Eltham. The 29-year-old has played all but one game for the Goulburn Valley Football League club over the past three years and was named in his side’s best players in five matches in 2016. McIntyre joins Shepparton United teammate Paul Currie at Panther Place this year.

Whitefriars midfielder SEAN CURRIE returns to junior club Eltham after four seasons in the VAFA.

The 21-year-old won Whitefriars best and fairest last year and was ruck-rover in the VAFA Division 1 Team of the Year.

He played 44 senior games for Whitefriars and was named among his club’s best players in 23 of 34 games over the past two years.

ROHAN KING will resume his football career this year with the Panther in 2017. Rohan has played Senior football at Bundoora, Craigieburn and North Heidelberg.