WESTERN MAGPIES BOLSTER ITS TALL AND EXPERIENCED STOCKS WITH THE SIGNING OF NICK BARLING TO THE MAGPIES FOR SEASON 2016
The Magpies would like to welcome Nick Barling to the nest. Nick grew up in Geelong, played Geelong Falcons U18s, before a couple of years VFL with North Ballarat whilst completing university. Captained Geelong West St Peter's in GFL before moving up to QLD in 2008 to work for AFL Gold Coast. Spent 3 years playing for Surfers Paradise and last year was Captain of Ipswich Eagles. Currently HPE teacher and Primary Sport Coordinator at St Augustine's College, Springfield. Wife Laura, 2 and a half year old daughter Milla and girl #2 due early February. Nick has enjoyed his pre-season at the Magpies so far and is looking forward to contributing to the teams quest with what makes to be an exciting 2016 season.