We are saddened  to hear of the sudden passing of Grant Wilmot age 59 yrs. A Premiership player (1989) and Premiership Coach (1995) with the Panthers.

Grant moved from Montmorency to Eltham in 1989 as a playing assistant coach to Peter Moore. Grant played in the Division 2 Premiership in that year

After Senior coaching stints at Croydon and Heidelberg. Grant returned to Eltham in 1995 as a non-playing coach and was successful in guiding the team to the premiership in that year.


Grant Wilmot
Personal information
Date of birth 15 October 1956 (age 59)
Height/Weight 182 cm / 76 kg
Playing career1
Years Club
1982, 1984
1985, 1988
Heidelberg West
Career highlights
  • Montmorency 1976 premiership player
  • Eltham 1989 premiership player
  • Eltham 1995 premiership coach
  • Montmorency Team of the Century

1989 Premiership

Eltham def Epping (Division 2)
Final score: 18-11-119 to 17-8-110
Venue: Warringal Park, Heidelberg
Ladder position: 1st – 16 wins, 2 losses
Team: Darren Bishop, Rohan Burch, Andrew Dale (vc), Shane Gardam, David Harvey, Paul Hingston, Ian Kyte, Sam Oldfield, Garry Ramsay, Andrew Russell (c), Matthew Schembri, Brett Shea, Paul Smith (dvc), Robert Solar, Dean Sonnberg, Jamie Stickland, Anthony Taylor, Cameron Walker, Travis Walker, Grant Wilmot.
Coach: Peter Moore

1995  Premiership

Eltham def West Preston (Divsion 2)
Final score: 10-14-74 to 10-10-70
Venue: Warringal Park, Heidelberg
Team: Eddie Almatrah, David Brown (vc), Scott Gathercole, Matthew Glenn, Craig Haydock, Darren Jansen, Corey Jewell, Steven Kilby, Scott Locklier, Paul Lynch, Mark Minney, Scott Mitchell, Joel Moran, Simon Nixon, Daryl Ramsay, Garry Ramsay, Steve Russell (vc), Darren Sinclair Paul Smith (c), David Streat (vc), Gary Thomson.
Coach: Grant Wilmot