Hall of Fame

Cliff Semmler AM

Inducted
2005
Era
1931 – 1960

ADMINISTRATION

  • Member of West Adelaide committee 1948 – 1963
  • President of West Adelaide 1955 – 1963 (record 9 years)
  • SANFL League delegate 1955 – 1963
  • Appointed one of the initial members of the newly constituted Management Committee of the SANFL 1967 – 1970
  • Vice Chairman of the SANFL Management Committee 1967 – 1970
  • Commissioner for Country and Junior Football SA 1964 – 1970
  • State selector for 8 years, 1956 – 1963 (Chairman for 5 years)
  • All Australian Selector ANFC 1966
  • S.A representative to the Australian National Football Council 1962 – 1970
  • S.A. representative on the Standing Committee of the ANFC 1971 – 1974
  • Chairman of the ANFC National Coaching Committee 1974
  • S.A. representative on the interstate tribunal for clearance and payment disputes 1974 – 1983
  • Treasurer of the Australian National Football Council 1964 – 1970
  • Served on the Victorian Football League’s Appeals Committee 1977 – 1981
  • From 1984 was ANFC’s Permit Commissioner for disputed interstate clearances and payments 1984 – 1987

PLAYING RECORD

  • 114 games and 19 goals for West Adelaide 1946 – 1952

PREMIERSHIPS

  • Member of the 1947 premiership team for West Adelaide

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Life Member of West Adelaide 1953
  • Life Member as an Official of West Adelaide 1963
  • Life Member of SANFL 1965
  • Life Member of the Australian National Football Council 1970
  • Member of the Order of Australia 1991