Club News

THE CLUB MOURNS THE PASSING OF 2-TIME BEST & FAIREST PLAYER, BARRY NORSWORTHY

The Club wishes to pass on our sincere condolences on the passing of a Club Champion in Barry Norsworthy to his wife Ute, children Jasmine and Brett and 3 grandchildren.

As a rover, Barry was a player with special talents, and in his era, he could match it with the best in the competition.

Barry had great talent, good skills, terrific football awareness and was an exceptionally balanced player. He was consistent and reliable and played with huge courage.

The following is a snapshot of Barry’s illustrious career:-

1967                Joined Club from Tea Tree Gully in Under 17s

1968                McCallum Medal Winner (Best Under 17 in Competition)

1969                League Debut

Channel 7 Best First Year League Player in Competition

Club Leading Goalkicker

1974                Club Runner Up Best & Fairest

1975                Club Best & Fairest

Represented South Australia against Tasmania and Victoria

1976                Club Best & Fairest

Runner Up Magarey Medal

1977 – halfway through 1979

Played with Melbourne Football Club in VFL

1979                Returned to the Dogs

1980                Club Playing Life Membership

Central District League Career:

1969 – 1976

1979 – 1980

158 League Games, 178 Goals

 

Rest in Peace Barry Norsworthy