Jack Oatey Medallist

Since 1981, the Jack Oatey Medal has been awarded to the player judged as best on ground in the SANFL League Grand Final.

The Medal is named for Jack Oatey, who played 181 games for Norwood (1940-1952) and also coached Norwood (1945-1952), West Adelaide (1957-1960) and Sturt (1962-1982).

Oatey was an inaugural member of the SA Football Hall of Fame in 2002.

YEAR PLAYER TEAM
1981 R Ebert Port
1982 D Jenkins Norwood
1983 I Borchard West
1984 K Thomas Norwood
1985 S Kernahan Glenelg
1986 A Hall Glenelg
1987 M Parsons North
1988 B Abernethy Port
1989 R Johnston Port
1990 G Fiacchi Port
1991 D Hart North
1992 N Buckley Port
1993 S Sziller Eagles
1994 D Wakelin Port
1995 A Darcy Port
1996 D Brown Port
1997 J Cunningham Norwood
1998 B Chalmers Port
1999 D Poole Port
2000 J Gowans Central
2001 R Macgowan Central
2002 M Powell Sturt
2003 C Gowans Central
2004 N Steinberner Central
2005 L McCabe Central
2006 H Skipworth Eagles
2007 C Gowans Central
2008 J MacKenzie Central
2009 T Goodrem Central
2010 I Callinan Central
2011 C Parry Eagles
2012 D Terlich Norwood
2013 B Zorzi Norwood
2014 M Panos Norwood
2015 C Schmidt West
2016 J Stephens Sturt