Life Member - 1987
Football club secretary/Manager from 1977 to July 1980, and 1985 to 1986. Manley worked in a number of other football department roles in-between.
After serving as Secretary of the Goulburn Valley League he replaced Ivan Moore as Manager when Moore returned to Hawthorn, but his first season in the job was ruined by a serious illness that left him in hospital for two months.
In 1982 Manley was ordered to face the VFL board on charges of abusing a field umpire in the rooms after the Round 21 game against Hawthorn. The club were fined $300.
Manley served as Football Manger in 1987 until resigning in July.
Age - 26/08/1982
Canberra Times - 09/09/1982