Team selections 2019

Team selections 2019

Team Selections 2019

Calling all Blackers Premiership legends, if you have a Premiership photo that is not yet on this page, please send it to marketing@uniblacksfc.com.au

Our mission is to update this page with all 100 (including intervarsity) premiership photos! Help Bob make this happen with your support!

We can proudly say “Our first 101 Premierships/IV Championships has taken 112 years!”

1978 A8

1978 A8

  BACK ROW…….. Mid way across David Jeanes……., then 6 from the right is Trevor Nagel, to his right Peter Chester ……… on the right are Johnny Kemp, Bobby Frears, …… Wayne Hocking at back…… and possibly Tim Garrood to the far right.Standing at back in woollen...

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S (Simon) Sharley

Life Member Inducted 2024 Simon joined the Blacks in ’08. Straight from school as an 18 year old having never played a game of senior football, with soccer his previous chosen sport. With ’08 being the club’s first year in Division 2 in all its 102 year history, the...

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M (Matthew) Alan

Life Member Inducted 2024 He arrived in 2008, unsure of himself & his place in the world. But 15 years later, with numerous fond memories, 3 things are clear: He’ll leave with many lifetime friendships, The original lyrics to ‘Sweet Caroline’ will forever sound...

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M (Michael) Leslie

Life Member Inducted 2023 A career defender who started out in the Bs in 2012, who put his hand up to play full back just to make the senior group. Originally nicknamed Rocketman for his degrees in aerospace engineering and astrophysics, Michael has played in every...

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D (Daniel) Polkinghorne

Life Member Inducted 2023Nickname: Seagull Total Games Played: 206 B Grade Games Played: 1 Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 105 Total Goals Kicked: 119 Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 5 - Sat 10th May 2014, against Henley at University Oval. Win: 166 to 47. C Grade -...

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2022 Mens C6

2022 Mens C6

Back row: Lachlan Boag (Runner), Caleb Desmet, Flynn Luders, David Blyth, Lee Gaskin, Ash Manuel (Coach), Nick (James) Warren, Dan Crouch, Patrick Sharkey, Will Ballard, Tom Ware Middle row:  Darcy Kraljev (Manager), Duncan Wong (Trainer), Tom Davies, Phil Cleggett,...

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M. (Matthew) A. Mayes

Life Member Inducted 2022 In terms of the nickname; Whilst undertaking a pre game pitch inspection of a particularly muddy centre square one Saturday in 1994 dressed in thongs, tank top and tack suit pants Matt's then coach Jimmy Naylor commented that it looked like...

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A. (Anthony) D. Butler

Life Member Inducted 2022 Started at the Blacks in 2008 and has only missed one season whilst travelling, made many great long term friends and has only positive memories from every team he has played in. Fortunate enough to win 4 Premierships including Captain of a...

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B. (Brad) J. Green

Life Member Inducted 2022#234 on the last line of defence at park 10 on an average day of footy. Even better, it is against Ovingham, who we beat that day and then defeated in the GF to claim the sole premiership Brad was able to win with the club. Bradley James Green...

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P. (Peter) C. A. Abrey

Life Member Inducted 2022 1996 onwards Adelaide's leading taxi driver (retired), professional volunteer, father to Blacks players Steven, Wayne and Greg. Joined the Black's in 96 or 97 when Wayne was accepted into the University of Adelaide and he became a member of...

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W. (Wayne) Abrey

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: ScreecherTotal Games Played: 226A Grade Games Played: 1B Grade Games Played: 4Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 117Total Goals Kicked: 11Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 2 - Sun 03rd May 2009, against N/A at N/A. Win: 228 to 8. D Grade -...

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P. H. (Peter) Sharley

Life Member Inducted 2021Peter Sharley left, Simon Sharley middle, Neville Sharley rightPresident Michael Dadds writes; Peter played 88 games for the Blacks from 1982 to 1988 as a dashing half-back flanker. He kicked zero goals. He was awarded a Full Blue in 1983, and...

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C. A. (Craig) Evans

Life Member Inducted 2021Evo started with the Club in 2003 and has played 107 games. He received an AUFC Outstanding Service Award in 2013, AU Sport "Club Letters" for Service in 2017, and AUFC Best Club Member in 2018. He was the Inaugural life member of the SCUM in...

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M. G. (Michael) Heath

Life Member Inducted 2021Playing number: 95 Nickname: Pup Games played: 200 plus There is no question, of course, that Pup meets the “fit and proper” test. Michael (Pup) Heath commenced with the Blacks in 2008. He played his 200th game and thus qualified for life...

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B. E. L. (Ben) Warren

Life Member Inducted 2020Bunny Warren on the left, Clint Rule on the right #400 Nick name “Bunny” Games played 156 First game played 1992. Coached SCUM; 2013 – Premiers 2012 – Runners Up 2011 – Third 2010 – Fourth 2009 – Fifth Umpired SCUM/Chardonnays 2014-2019 2 x JT...

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T. M. (Tom) Walker

Life Member Inducted 2020#47 Nick name  “Tex” Started with the AUFC 2006 - played 207 games Received AU Sports Club Letters (Competition) - 2015 Premierships 2006 D1 reserves C1 2019 C1 2020 AUFC A grade Captain for a club record 6 years 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,...

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A. (Anthony) Vallelonga

Life Member Inducted 2020#78 Nick Name “Drop Bear” Started with the AUFC 2005 - played 207 games Received AU Sports Club Letters (Competition) - 2016  Premierships ; Div 2 Res 2010 C1 2016 C 1 2019 C 1 2020

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B. J. (Brenton) Meier

Life Member Inducted 2020#186 Started with the AUFC 2005 - played 209 games Received AU Sports Club Letters (Competition) - 2016 Premierships  C1 2007 C1 2016 Club Leading Goal Kicker 2014 and 2015

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Z. P. (Zac) Hambour

Life Member Inducted 2020#117 Nick name “2 Pigs” Started with the AUFC 2004 - played 216 games Received AU Sports Club Letters (Competition) - 2016 Premierships C1 2016 C1 2019 Div 2 Res 2010

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D. C. (David) Blyth

Life Member Inducted 2020#39 Nick name “Malcolm, Blythy” Started in 2007 Games played (incl intervarsity) 211 Awards Club letters competition 2016.   Premierships as a player ; Div 2 Res 2010 Div 2 Res 2012 C1 2016 C1 2019 C1 2020

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D. (Damian) Tofan

Life Member Inducted 2019Nickname: The AgitatorPremierships: 2006 - D8 - The Chardonnay Socialists 2007 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists 2013 - 8R - The Scum Total Games Played: 214Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 143Total Goals Kicked: 78Most Goals Kicked In A...

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A. (Andrew) Alesci

Life Member Inducted 2019Nick name “SS Ales” #16 225 games 105 Goals Premierships Div 1 Res 2003 The King and his Court Jesters C1 2019 Awards Full Blue 2004 Most Dedicated Amateur 2008 Division C1 Medalist  2019

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Lieutenant-Colonel F. N. (Fredrick – Freddy) Le Messurier

Life Member Inducted 2018Sporting achievements Played with Adelaide University Football Club from 1910 - 1912 (Inter-Varsity Football in 1910 and 1911) Cricket Club from 1908 – 1915 (Inter-Varsity Cricket in 1910) Sports Awards: Blue for Football in 1910, Blue for...

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N. (Nathan) Hallion

Life Member Inducted 2018#23 Games played 211 Nick Name; Harry Wong Started with the AUFC in 2001 and received the Best Club Freshman Award. “Retired” aged 19 (a club record) after his 2nd season, in the B grade. He said he had other important commitments and...

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A. (Tony) Ravesi

Life Member Inducted 2018Nicknamed  the “The Ox” is pictured right rear amongst 60s team mates From the citation at the Annual Dinner (provided by Arch Cameron); As you would no doubt be aware, he has not had an easy life and had to fight many battles His father was...

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S. J. (Simon) Lewis

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: PalsyPremierships: 2004 - D10N - Bitch & Broadie's Bastards 2005 - D10N - The Bastards 2013 - 8R - The Scum Total Games Played: 269 and countingGames Won (Stat Recorded Games): 155Total Goals Kicked: 98Most Goals Kicked In A...

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M. P. (Michael) Aplin

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: Aplin TurnoverPremierships: 1997 - D8S - Hollywood Denno and the C grade actors 1993 - A7R - Jay Jay & the Rising Sons 2000 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2001 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2002 - D8R - Foster's Green...

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G. J. (Gary) Krievs

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: Gus GrievesPremierships: 2002 - D8R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2006 - D6R - Foster's Green Arseholes Total Games Played: 201B Grade Games Played: 36Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 151Total Goals Kicked: 61Most Goals Kicked In A...

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A. S. D. (Sam) Parker

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: SnoozinPremierships: 2007 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists 2008 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists 2016 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists 2019 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists Total Games Played: 253B Grade Games Played: 1Games Won...

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L. J. (Luke) Rogers

Life Member Inducted 2013# 22  Nickname “Slipper”  Games played (incl intervarsity)  237 Goals kicked 248 Awards  B&F 2006? (D6), 2008 D2R, 2013 C1. Best in finals 2014 (C1) Premierships 2006 D1R 2006 Intervarsity (won the football tournament) 2010 D7 Of special...

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M. D. V. (Morris) Croucher

Life Member Inducted 2013Played from 1969 to 1979  Captain Coach A3 1979 Club Letters in 1969 A1 Premierships 1969, 1974 and 1975 1 year on Committee Playing number 5 No widely used nick name - just Morrie Games played - 193 ( I’m not sure if they include IV) then...

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S. J. (Scott) Uppington

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: Stump/The Punter/Daryl Dump/PorridgePremierships: 2000 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2001 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2002 - D8R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2003 - D7 - One Arm Bandit & the Pokies 2004 - D1R - The King...

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A. C. (Amber) Sprague

Life Member Inducted 2013Amber was a long term Team Manager for the Foster’s Green Arseholes from 2001 to 2011. The FGA’s made the finals every year including 10 Grandfinals and 6 Premierships. She created the FGA Ladies Day and in later years the FGA creche....

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P. (Paul) Rhigas

Life Member Inducted 2013Playing number #31 and always wore long sleeve  Nick name Cyril                                                 1987                SANFL League Football Olympics won 100M sprint  Wisely moved from Broadview in 1999 … 2000               ...

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J. (Joe – Ants) Nurk

Life Member Inducted 2013From left; Legend Bob Neil, Rick Sarre and Joe Nurk with the camera18/09/1945 – 21/12/2018 AUFC   1977 - 1985 Games played 156 Best and Fairest A7 BLACK 1977 Best and Fairest A6 1979 Most Dedicated Amateur 1980 SAAFL Life Member 1982 Club...

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R. (Bob) Miles

Life Member Inducted 2013Bob Miles on left, Bob Neil (Legend), Grant Miles (son and Premiership Captain)Bob has done it all….. 1993-1996    Chair, Parents’ and Friends’ Group 1997-1999    Deputy Chairman AUFC 2000-2006    Chairman AUFC 2000-2008    Catering / Canteen...

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T. P. (Tom) Martin

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: No Doze / Dr UggsPremierships: 1999 - D1 - Simmo and his Donkeys Total Games Played: 215A Grade Games Played: 179B Grade Games Played: 9Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 131Total Goals Kicked: 113Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 4 - Sat...

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A. M. (Andrew) Leunig

Life Member Inducted 2013“Lips” Games played 52 Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 26Total Goals Kicked: 4Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 2 - Sat 24th May 1986, against Broadview at Tubemakers Oval. Win: 80 to 51. G Grade - The Diamond Cutters. Played at Wing.Total Club...

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A. J. (Andrew) Lamb

Life Member Inducted 2013Nick name; “Capt Spamhandler” 181 games played Commenced at the Blacks in 1988 Goals scored 18 Premierships; 1997 - D8N - The Chardonnay Socialists 1996 - A4R - Paul Garson & The Hayburners 1990 - A8 - Tonto & the Well-Hung Posse 2000...

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J. J. (John) Kernahan

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: KingTotal Games Played: 45A Grade Games Played: 5B Grade Games Played: 33Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 29Total Goals Kicked: 59Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 8 - Sat 15th Jul 2000, against Glandore at Glandore Oval. Win: 166 to 8. B...

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D. M. (David) Gordon

Life Member Inducted 2013“Gordo” started playing with the Blacks in 1982. # 17 for a few years (then 217 as it was my registered number). It got changed to 31 by Chocka when I got my “AUFC 1st 18” badge and started played in the A grade. “You don’t wear a 3 digit...

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N. D. (Natalie) Gallarello

Life Member Inducted 2013Natalie was a long term team manager for the Blacks 2001 C Grade 2002-2004 Div 1 Res 2005 -2012 C Grade 2010 -2013 Greys Integral member of the Centenary Year Organising Committtee 1996 Outstanding Service Award 2004 Best Club Member 2006

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P. B. (Phil) Drew

Life Member Inducted 2013Back row; Bill Mcleay, Peter Maddern, Janne Filmer, Phil Drew, Fred Bloch Front row; Jeff De Boer, Bob Neil, Jo Richardson, Irene NeilVale Phil Drew. 18/07/2020 aged 57 years.  Phil was a St Johns volunteer, who gave his Saturdays to the World...

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A. R. (Tony) Dimarzo

Life Member Inducted 2013# 168 Nickname “Dima” Games played (incl intervarsity) 172 (1998-2012) Awards ScumBest Team Man 1998 and 1999, Best Club Man 2000 Amateur Coach of the Year 2001 Club Letters 2004 Premierships nil (4 x losing Grand Finals!) Scum Team Manager...

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M. J. (Michael) Dadds

Life Member Inducted 2013Michael Dadds on the right and son Eddie Dadds on the left#36 Started with the Club 1985 Played 118 games Awards; 1986 A grade Gunning Medal (B & F), the Sangster Medal (most improved), and played in the 1986 A1 Premiership team....

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A. A. (Ange) Cavaiuolo

Life Member Inducted 2013Volunteer official for more than 10 years up to 2018 Team manager for D1 res Timekeeper Goal umpire Interchange stewart Drinks runner

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E. R. (Ray) Ashwood

Life Member Inducted 2013Volunteer time keeper for more than 10 years up to 2015 First Father and Son life Member Combo (Rulebook’s Dad)

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D. G. (Dale) Adams

Life Member Inducted 2013Nickname: ScoopTotal Games Played: 5Total Goals Kicked: 1Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 1 - Sat 26th Jun 1993, against Saint Pauls O.S. at Saint Pauls College. Loss: 94 to 117. E Grade - The Side of Lamb. Played at Interchange.Total Club Votes...

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P. J. (Peter) Wildy

Life Member Inducted 2012Playing number #138 Nick Name “Oscar” (as in Oscar Wilde), Chocka would read an Oscar Wilde quote if I ever made the BP’s or goal kickers. Games played 205 Games, including 14 B Grade games was the highest level played Awards Club...

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N. A. (Nick) Vezis

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: Krazy NickPremierships: 1997 - D8S - Hollywood Denno and the C grade actors 2001 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2002 - D8R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2006 - D6R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2009 - 7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2010 -...

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B. T. (Ben) Vezis

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: LazyPremierships: 1997 - D8S - Hollywood Denno and the C grade actors 2001 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2003 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2006 - D6R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2009 - 7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2010 - 7R -...

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S. C. (Craig) Uppington

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: Yuppy UppyPremierships: 1997 - D8NR - The Scum 2000 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2001 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2002 - D8R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2003 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2006 - D6R - Foster's Green...

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A. J. (Andrew) Stenhouse

Life Member Inducted 2012# 186 Nick name “Stinker” Games played (incl intervarsity) 246 Goals kicked 21 Awards; Club letters – 1994 Best player in finals A11 – 1985 Runner up best and fairest A9 – 1990 Premierships as a player / coach  1994 – A8 Reserves 1997 - Div 8...

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A. G (Tony) Stanley

Life Member Inducted 2012“Stan the Man” with and without beard #38 Nickname; “Stan the Man” 221 games 73 goals kicked while mostly playing as the rock at centre half back. Mostly in the A3 team Total club votes 243 (including 13 Jugs of beer) Awards; 1987 Club Letters...

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W. J. (Wil) Scott-Young

Life Member Inducted 2012Number 89 Nickname “Hairy” Played from 1989 to 2007. 301 games. Intervarsity 1989 1991 (champions) def Melbourne 1992 Premierships 4 1990 - A 11 1996 - A 4 Res 1997 Div 8 Res (South) 2004 - Div 10 (North) Coach  1997 - Div 8 Res (South) 1998 -...

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M. C. (Michael) Schapel

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: Quick MickTotal Games Played: 201Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 69Total Goals Kicked: 23Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 5 - Sat 12th Jul 1986, against Norwood Union at Park 9. Win: 205 to 8. G Grade - The Diamond Cutters. Played at...

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C. K. (Clinton) Rule

Life Member Inducted 2012#2 Nickname; “Clinton Rules OK”, “Frogman Trolley”, “Rule-Eye” Played 331 games and kicked 212 goals Awards Club Letters Plus other club awards and other contributions and RU B&Fs...can’t remember, poor form of me. JT Goose, circa 1990,...

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S. (Simon) Ritchie

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: The Sexy PimpPremierships: 1997 - D8S - Hollywood Denno and the C grade actors 2003 - D7 - One Arm Bandit & the Pokies Total Games Played: 318B Grade Games Played: 16Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 169Total Goals Kicked: 38Most...

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B. M. (Brenton) Rigden

Life Member Inducted 2012#202 Chocka designated nickname – “Frigden in the Rigden”.  Games played 226 Awards; 1990 – A8 Tonto and the Well-hung Posse Runner Up Best & Fairest 1991 – A7 Tonto and the Well-hung Posse Runner Up Best & Fairest 1993 – A7 The Side...

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A. G. (Andrew) Puddy

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: Putty in the wife of his handsPremierships: 1994 - A6R - Barty & the A6 Resurrections 1993 - A7R - Jay Jay & the Rising Sons 1984 - A1R - Dasher's Dynamos 1980 - A1R - Page Boys Total Games Played: 205B Grade Games...

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A. J. (John) Parker

Life Member Inducted 20121986 Premiership (L to R) John Parker, Brenton Eckert, Mick Kenny, Bruce KeynesJohn Parker (left) and Sam Parker (right) our first father and son player life members.#2 (and 6 in early days) Nick name “JP” Games played 228 (including 2 IV...

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P. S. (Phil) O’Leary

Life Member Inducted 2012#65 Nickname: “Shotgun” Games played: 216 Goals: 108 (maths science students will work out it’s 1 every second game so why the nickname?) Premierships:2 (A1 Res 1984, A 7Res 1993?, A3 Runners Up in 1986. Awards; I know I won an A 1Res B&F...

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R. H. (Bob) Neil

Life Member Inducted 2012Bob pictured here on the left with Wayne Jackson past blacks player and ex AFL CEO on the right#130 Nick name “The Legend” “Bob” is the club legend and this is written in our constitution Played 236 Games Goals kicked 73 Awards: 1975 Best Team...

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A. D. (Andrew) Muir

Life Member Inducted 2012#5 Nick name “Maddog” 303 AUFC Games A few highlights; Best Freshman 1987 Most Dedicated Amateur 1993 Club Captain 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 5 times Gunning Medalist 1987 1988 1995 1999 2001 5 times Runner up Gunning Medal 1989 1991 1992 1994...

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R. R. (Roger) Martin

Life Member Inducted 2012Playing # 27, Registration no 127. “Nose Eckert” kept me out of # 27 I guess I could have worn 127. 202 games. 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...

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W. L. (Wesley) Legrand

Life Member Inducted 2012SA Adelaide Football League Record 9 SAAFL Divisional Medals; D7R 2000, D8R 2002, D6R 2004, 2005, 2006, D7R 2008, 2009, 2010, C3 2014 #42 Nickname; Michel 320 games Premierships: 2000 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2001 - D7R - Foster's...

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W. L. (Wayne) King

Life Member Inducted 2012#300 “nickname redundant” Premierships: ·       2006 - D8 - The Chardonnay Socialists ·       2007 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists ·       2008 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists ·       2016 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists ·       2020- C1...

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S. D. (Scott) Kimber

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: KiiimmbbbeeerPremierships: 1997 - D10S - The Verrall Cat Stew 1994 - A6R - Barty & the A6 Resurrections 1993 - A4R - The Models Total Games Played: 218A Grade Games Played: 2B Grade Games Played: 28Games Won (Stat Recorded...

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M. D. (Michael) Kenny

Life Member Inducted 2012Mick Kenny AUFC Captain Division 1 1986 Premiers. From L to R John Parker, Brenton Eckert, Mick Kenny, Bruce Keynes#3 Games played 236 (same as Bob Neil!) plus 6(?) SAAFL state games Nickname; Snake, Calipers, Casanova Premierships 1990 - A11...

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A. R. (Adrian) Howard

Life Member Inducted 2012# 44  Nick names include “F**k off Howie MkII/Homewrecker/Gnomewrecker/Homemaker” Games played (including intervarsity) 384* and still ongoing 5 Premierships: ·       2000 - D8 - The Chardonnay Socialists ·       2006 - D8 - The Chardonnay...

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D. M. (Denis) Harrison

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...

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D. W. (Digby) Hancock

Life Member Inducted 2012#11 but (Number 8 in 1979, No 11 in 1980, No 87 from 1983, No 11 from 1987, I think. Would have used No 11 more than the others). Nick name “Diggers”, “Hand Cocks Half Hour” 259 games played. Years played 1979-1993. 765 goals kicked. Club...

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D. K. (Darren) Graetz

Life Member Inducted 2012#13 Nick name “The Jerk” Premierships: 1997 - D8NR - The Scum 1994 - A8 - Jerk and the Offs 1991 - A1R - Whaley and the Womets 1986 - A8 - The Glamour Side 2000 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2001 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2002 - D8R...

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J. L. (Janne) Filmer

Life Member Inducted 2012From left Cam Bryson, Janne Filmer, Tim Bryson1992 – A5 – Hancock’s ½ Hour – water runner 1993 - A4 Reserves – water runner 1994 – A6 – water runner 1995 – A5 and A5 Reserves – water runner 1996 – P1 and P1 Reserves – water runner 1997 – A1...

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Mark (Chris) Fanning

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: SticksPremierships: 1984 - A1R - Dasher's Dynamos 1980 - A1R - Page Boys Total Games Played: 210B Grade Games Played: 8Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 60Total Goals Kicked: 245Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 5 - Sat 18th Jun 1983,...

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G. G. (Gavin) Fairbrother

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: BePremierships: 1989 - A8R - The Scum Total Games Played: 204A Grade Games Played: 17B Grade Games Played: 105Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 128Total Goals Kicked: 106Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 6 - Sat 13th Jun 1987, against...

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B. W. (Brenton) Eckert

Life Member Inducted 2012Second from the left in 1986 Div 1 Premiership photo. (others pictured are John Parker on extreme left, Mick Kenny (C) and the tall Bruce Keynes on extreme right.#27 Nick name “Nose” after a “friendly fire” head on collision at training with...

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J. A. (Jeff) De Boer

Life Member Inducted 2012# 176 Nickname “Jethro” (pre-Chocka nickname)Games played 32883 goals kicked Club Letters 1983Most Consistent A8 1975Best Team Man A10 1987Most Dedicated Amateur 1989Best & Fairest Runner-up A8 1989Best & Fairest A8 Res 1990Best &...

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M. (Mariusz) Danielak

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: The Placid PolePremierships: 1997 - D8S - Hollywood Denno and the C grade actors 1994 - A6R - Barty & the A6 Resurrections 1990 - A11 - Alex White & the Dwarfs Total Games Played: 306B Grade Games Played: 4Games Won (Stat...

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S. M. (Stuart) Clark

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: Waddle DuckPremierships: 1994 - A8 - Jerk and the Offs 2000 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2001 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2002 - D8R - Foster's Green Arseholes 2003 - D7R - Foster's Green Arseholes Total Games Played: 203B...

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M. J. (Mark) Chase

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: ChevyPremierships: 1997 - D10S - The Verrall Cat Stew 1994 - A8R - Jimmy and the Gang 2006 - D6R - Foster's Green Arseholes Total Games Played: 235Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 150Total Goals Kicked: 63Most Goals Kicked In A...

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T. M. (Thomas) Charlton

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: Stormtrooper of LovePremierships: 2003 - D7 - One Arm Bandit & the Pokies 2006 - D8 - The Chardonnay Socialists 2007 - C1 - The Chardonnay Socialists Total Games Played: 256A Grade Games Played: 88B Grade Games Played: 80Games...

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B. (Ben) Champion

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: Ben's A ChampionPremierships; 1997 - D10S - The Verrall Cat Stew Total Games Played: 218Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 112Total Goals Kicked: 169Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 15 - Sat 01st Aug 2009, against Broadview at Park 10....

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G. J. (Graham) Burton

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: ShaggyPremierships: 1997 - D10S - The Verrall Cat Stew Total Games Played: 267Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 145Total Goals Kicked: 125Most Goals Kicked In A Game: 4 - Sat 30th Apr 2011, against Kilburn at Park 10. Win: 132 to 2. G...

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C. J. (Cam) Bryson

Life Member Inducted 2012Cam Bryson on left (Janne Filmer middle and Tim Bryson on right)Nickname: Blue Lou BrysonPremierships: 1996 - P1 - Mac Attack and the Sleepy Lizards 1999 - D1 - Simmo and his Donkeys 2003 - D1R - The King & His Court Jesters Total Games...

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S. W. (Sam) Bridgwood

Life Member Inducted 2012# 147 Commenced with the AUFC in 1995. Played 232 games Nickname “Judas” Premierships: 1997 - D8NR - The Scum 2004 - D1R - The King & His Court Jesters 2013 - 8R - The Scum Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 144Total Goals Kicked: 77Most...

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T. J. (Tom) Bernard

Life Member Inducted 2012Nickname: Big Al's GrandsonPremierships: 2003 - D7 - One Arm Bandit & the Pokies 2010 - 7 - The Pimp & His Big Blue Hat Full Of C-Men Total Games Played: 270Games Won (Stat Recorded Games): 153Total Goals Kicked: 68Most Goals Kicked In...

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M.J. (Michael) Bird

Life Member Inducted 2005M.J. (Michael) Bird joined ‘the Blacks’ in 1986, commencing a distinguished career on and off the field.  During Michael’s time with the Club, he played 312 games over 18 seasons from 1986 to 2005, with a two year break from 1991 to 1992....

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R.J. (Bob) Maloney

Life Member Inducted 2002Bob (‘Boz’) Maloney was well known to the Adelaide University Football Club members through his efforts with the Adelaide University Cricket Club and St. Peters YCW Football Club long before he joined ‘the Blacks’.   Bob joined “the Blacks” at...

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M.S. (Malcolm) Ashwood

Life Member Inducted 2001Malcolm Ashwood rapidly became known only as ‘Rulebook’, joined ‘the Blacks’ in 1984 and immediately made his mark as a hard working, loyal and committed Club member. Malcolm enjoyed being involved in all aspects of ‘the Blacks’ and had strong...

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J.A. (John) Homburg

Life Member Inducted 1994John Homburg immediately endeared himself to the Adelaide University Football Club community when he joined ‘the Blacks’ in 1979.  Indeed, in his first season he joined the Social Committee and won the coveted Most Dedicated Amateur award. Raw...

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M. (Mark) Schwartz

Life Member Inducted 1991Mark Schwartz joined ‘the Blacks’ from Sturt in 1974 and immediately made an impression with his skills, courage and determination.  The hallmarks of his game were uncanny judgment, a strong approach to the ball and fierce tackling.  Mark...

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F. (‘Sandy’) Cockburn

Life Member Inducted 1987To those who had been associated with the SAAFL over the last half of the 20th century, the name of Frank (‘Sandy’) Cockburn was synonymous with amateur football. His association with Semaphore Central began in 1951 as a player-cum-trainer,...

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E.P. (Egils) Olekalns

Life Member Inducted 1986Egils #9 “Inches, Latvian Warhead, Exocet Missile, Touches” Olekalns commenced with ‘the Blacks’ in 1972 and over 15 seasons became one of the Club’s most outstanding players. Egils’ talent was spotted early as he won the Coach’s Trophy in A1...

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