Hall of Fame

D. (Neil) Kerley

Inducted
2002
Era
1961 – 1990

PLAYING RECORD

  • 165 games and 87 goals for West Adelaide, 1957 – 1963
  • 56 games for South Adelaide 1964 – 1966
  • 55 games and 36 goals for Glenelg 1967 – 1969
  • Captain/Coach of West Adelaide 1959 – 1962
  • Captain/Coach of South Adelaide 1964 – 1966
  • Captain/Coach of Glenelg 1967 – 1969

PREMIERSHIPS

  • Captain/Coach of premiership team for West Adelaide, 1961
  • Captain/Coach of premiership team for South Adelaide, 1964
  • Premiership Coach of West Adelaide, 1983
  • Premiership Coach of Glenelg, 1973

MATCHES FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

  • 32 – Captain of South Australia 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Best and fairest for West Adelaide, 1958, 1959, 1961, 1962
  • Best and Fairest for Glenelg, 1967
  • All Australian vice captain 1961
  • O’Halloran Trophy 1963 (for best player in interstate match)
  • Player life member of SANFL
  • Life member of SANFL, 1984
  • Member of Australian Football Hall of Fame

COACHING RECORD

  • Coach of West Adelaide, 1961 – 1962 , 1981 – 1984, 1992 – 1993
  • Captain/Coach of South Adelaide, 1964 – 1966
  • Coach of Glenelg 1967 – 1976
  • Coach of West Torrens, 1977 – 1980
  • Coach of Central District, 1988 – 1990
  • SANFL State Coach 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1978
  • South Australian State of Origin Coach 1979, 1980, 1984
  • Coached All Australian team on 3 occasions in Ireland, series winners 1987

ADMINISTRATION

  • Football Manager of Adelaide, 1991