Neil Kerley AM State Funeral Details

South Australian football legend Neil Kerley is chaired off Adelaide Oval after Glenelg's 1973 Premiership win.

SANFL fans will have the opportunity to celebrate the life of one of the greats of South Australian football, Neil Kerley AM, on Monday July 25.

Hosted by the Government of South Australia, the State Funeral will begin at 1pm at the venue of many of Knuckles’ triumphs, Adelaide Oval.

If you wish to attend the State Funeral, please register your attendance via Eventbrite.

Gates will open at 12.15pm, with guests asked to enter via Adelaide Oval’s South Gate.

For those unable to attend in person, the State Funeral will be live-streamed via www.dpc.sa.gov.au/NeilKerley.

In lieu of floral tributes, donations can be made to Legacy.

”Over many years, Neil made an outstanding contribution to South Australian footy, not only through his on-field presence and ability, but also his illustrious coaching career across five SANFL Clubs, as well as at State level,” SA Football Commission Chairman Rob Kerin said.

“SANFL and the SA Football Commission honours the life of Neil Kerley and his remarkable contribution to our game in South Australia as a legendary player, coach and administrator.”

For further information, please contact Department of the Premier and Cabinet at [email protected] or (08) 8429 5135

“A League Life Member, SA Football Hall of Fame Member and Australian Football Hall of Famer, Neil was a tough but fun, larger-than-life character who became one of the best-known personalities of football and the SANFL.”

The Hon. Rob Kerin, SA Football Commission Chairman
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