Hall of Fame

John A. Halbert MBE AM

Inducted
2002
Era
1961 – 1990

PLAYING RECORD

  • 244 games and 253 goals for Sturt 1955 – 1968
  • Captain of Sturt 1962 – 1968

PREMIERSHIPS

  • Member of premiership team for Sturt 1966

MATCHES FOR SOUTH AUSTRALIA

  • 17 – Centreman in victorious 1963 team

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Magarey Medallist 1961 (runner up 1955, 1958, 1960, third 1964)
  • Best and fairest for Sturt 1958, 1960, 1961, 1964
  • All Australian 1961
  • Player life member of Sturt
  • Player life member of SANFL
  • SANFL life member 1986
  • MBE awarded in 1969 for services to sport and work amongst young people
  • AM awarded in 2009
  • Australian Football Hall of Fame Member

COACHING RECORD

  • Coached Glenelg 1979 – 1982
  • Coached Sturt 1983 – 1984

ADMINISTRATION

  • State of Origin selector – Chairman 1992-1998
  • SANFL Football Commission 1996 – 2008
  • South Australian Football Development Foundation:
    – Member 1970 – 2006
    – Chairman 1993 – 2006
  • AFL Laws Committee 2000 – onwards
  • Member AFL Australian Football Foundation 1995 – 1998
  • Member of SANFL Umpires Board 1985 – 1996
  • Chairman of Selectors of Adelaide Football Club 1992 – 1994