SPORTING identity John Forbes has become the number one ticket holder for the Kangaroo Flat Football Netball club this season.
The Mitiamo resident has been a driving force behind many of the major sporting events across Bendigo in the past 10 years.
Forbes was presented with the number one ticket of the club on the eve of Kangaroo Flat's 150th anniversary.
Roos president Rob Clohesy said the club wanted to pay tribute to the contribution that Forbes has made to sport throughout central Victoria.
The Bendigo Football Netball League season begins this weekend with Kangaroo Flat to tackle Maryborough on Saturday night.