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.

YEARPLAYERTEAM
1981R EbertPort
1982D JenkinsNorwood
1983I BorchardWest
1984K Thomas
Norwood
1985S Kernahan
Glenelg
1986A HallGlenelg
1987M ParsonsNorth
1988B AbernethyPort
1989R JohnstonPort
1990G FiacchiPort
1991D HartNorth
1992N BuckleyPort
1993S SzillerEagles
1994D WakelinPort
1995A DarcyPort
1996D BrownPort
1997J CunninghamNorwood
1998B ChalmersPort
1999D PoolePort
2000J GowansCentral
2001R MacgowanCentral
2002M PowellSturt
2003C GowansCentral
2004N SteinbernerCentral
2005L McCabeCentral
2006H Skipworth
Eagles
2007
C Gowans
Central
2008
J MacKenzie
Central
2009T GoodremCentral
2010I CallinanCentral
2011C ParryEagles
2012D TerlichNorwood
2013B ZorziNorwood
2014M PanosNorwood
2015C SchmidtWest
2016J StephensSturt