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