Neil Kerley State Funeral

South Australians will celebrate the life of football great Mr Neil ‘Knuckles’ Kerley AM at a State Funeral on Monday, 25 July 2022, at 1pm, at Adelaide Oval.

Hosted by the Government of South Australia, the funeral will celebrate Mr Kerley’s life, extraordinary football career, and his dedication to South Australia as a player, coach, selector and commentator.

If you wish to attend the State Funeral please register your attendance via Eventbrite.

Gates will open at 12.15pm and guests will be required to enter Adelaide Oval through the South Gate.

For those unable to attend in person, the event will be livestreamed via

In lieu of floral tributes, donations may be made to Legacy.

For further information please contact Department of the Premier and Cabinet at or (08) 8429 5135.