Life Member

Inducted 2012

#47                

Nickname     Handball

Games           220

AUFC              1962   The Brebner Trophy – Best Team Man A2 Reserve

1966   C.H.Meyer Trophy – “The Dedicated Footballer with the True Amateur Spirit”

                        1969   J.G.Martin Trophy – 200 Games

AU Sport       1963   Club Letters     

SAAFL            1963   A2 Reserve Tideman Medal

                        1964   A3 Reserve Pfitzner Medal 

                        1965   A3 Reserve Pfitzner Medal                     

Premiership 1964   A3 Reserve

Runner-up    1963   A1 Reserve

                        1965   A3 Reserve

Service          1960 -1970

Played as follows –

                        1960 – 1961  A2

                        1962 – 1963  A2 Reserve

                        1964 – 1965  A3 Reserve

                        1966 – 1968  A2 (with occasional A1 games)

                        1969               A2/A3

                        1970               A3

Captain          1962 – 1963 Captain (Coach?) A2 Reserve

                        1964 – 1965 Captain (Coach?) A3 reserve

Assistant Secretary 1964

1969  The second Blacks’ player to play 200 games, after his great friend “Chesty” Hyde achieved this milestone.

“He was a specialist centreman after the 1962 season and his nickname ‘Handball’ was earned long before this art became a vital part of the game.”