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Barrie Robran MBE


Inducted in 2010 Elevated to Legend in 2011

Originally from Whyalla, Barrie Robran is regarded as the greatest South Australian footballer to have never played in the AFL.

He began his League career in 1967 and was instrumental in North Adelaide’s premiership wins in 1971 and 1972, as well as the Australian Championship win over the VFL Premiers Carlton in 1972.

From 1967-74, he represented South Australia in 17 matches and Captained the State Team in 1974. He won the Magarey Medal in 1968, 1970 and 1973 and was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 1996, and the SANFL Hall of Fame in 2002.

In 2001 Barrie was elevated to Legend status in the Australian Football Hall of Fame, becoming the first South Australian to be awarded this honour.