Playing # 27, Registration no 127. “Nose Eckert” kept me out of # 27 I guess I could have worn 127.
I remember playing a game with a Uni player who wore 0.08 the BAL limit at the time.
Nick name “Herbie”. Should be “Herbivore” to be correct.
Kicked over 200 goals, including 9.1 twice.
Played in the A 8s 1980 premiership under Ron Carey, coached Blacks A 6s 1981 and 1982. “Carey’s Killers”
Back in the Blacks heyday we had 9 teams A 1, A3, A6 all with Reserves and 3 lower grade teams. Played over 100 games with Bob Neil.
Received a Half Blue 1982.
Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 97
Total Goals Kicked: 188
Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 9 – Sat 20th May 1989, against Flinders University at Park 10. Win: 169 to 9. I Grade – Qua Qua and the Crows. Played at Forward Pocket.
Total Club Votes Since 1980: 177
Jugs of Beer (BOG Amount): 7
Last Jug Of Beer: Sat 25th Jul 1987, against Broadview at Eastern Parade Reserve. Loss: 36 to 49. G Grade – Bob Neil & the Legendaires. Played at Midfield.
Position Most Selected As: Midfield, 117 times
Position Second Most Selected As: Forward Pocket, 33 times
First Known Game: Sat 12th Apr 1980, against Post Tel Institute at Post Tel Oval, West Tce. Win: 202 to 3. E Grade – Carey’s Killers. Played at Half Forward Flank.
Last Known Game: Sat 25th Aug 1990, against Pulteney O.S. at Morgan Oval, South Tce. Loss: 25 to 162. F Grade – The Sty Council. Played at Interchange.
Biggest Winning Margin: 199 – Sat 12th Apr 1980, against Post Tel Institute at Post Tel Oval, West Tce. Win: 202 to 3. E Grade – Carey’s Killers. Played at Half Forward Flank.