Neville Jetta was drafted by Melbourne FC in the 2008 National Draft with pick #51
Jetta has made a name for himself as one of the leagues best small defenders. His ability to both close down some of the best small forwards in the competition as well as provide run and dash out of defence led to his selection in the All Australian squad in 2017. Neville also debuted for Australia in the International Rules Series against Ireland in 2017.
Neville was awarded life membership by the Melbourne Football Club at the end of the 2018 season following his exceptional service to the club both and off the field.
- Birthdate February 12, 1990
- PositionGeneral Defender
- ClubMelbourne FC
- Draft Pick#51
- 2018Melbourne FC Life Membership
- 2017All Australian Squad
- 2017Australian International Rules Series
Nev is an ambassador for Tackle Your Feelings Australia. The foundation is a new mental health training program for local footy clubs and coaches to improve awareness of mental health. Below is amazing interview with Neville and his wife Samantha about mental health and why he is so passionate about championing positive change in this…
Melbourne FC website MELBOURNE has finalised its leadership group for the 2019 season, promoting veteran defender Neville Jetta to the four-man squad. Jetta, who has earnt the respect of his teammates and coaches since joining the club in 2008, was told of the news in front of the playing group last week. The 29-year-old is…
Written by Ben Gibson NEVILLE Jetta was awarded a life membership by the Melbourne Football Club at the Annual General Meeting on Monday night. The 28-year-old has faced adversity throughout his career since being drafted to the club in 2008 and has exceeded his own on-field expectations to date. “I really just wanted to play…