George Alfred ERRINGTON


Guernsey Number: 10, 9
Career: 1924 to 1927
NFC Games: 33
NFC Goals: 3
Debut: v South Adelaide (Norwood) 21st June 1924
Finale: v Glenelg (Glenelg) 23rd July 1927


George Alfred Errington was born at Maylands, but moved to New South Wales and played for East Sydney in 1918.

He came under notice after the war while playing in the East Torrens Association and was invited to train with the Norwood Reserves. 

In 1921 he was part of a Norwood Reserves premiership.  Norwood defeated West Adelaide in the final and Errington was high on the best player list.

The following year he played a great game in an end of season clash against Carlton on the Norwood Oval.  Norwood running out winners : 12.9 to 10.14.

Errington was appointed captain of the Reserves in 1924, but made his league debut mid-season. He played eight senior games for the year, and was the recipient of the "Best Ruck-Shepherd" award.

He played another eight league games in 1925, a premiership year for the club, and six more in 1926.

In 1927 Errington made 11 senior appearances in his final year.

While not a regular member of the league team, Errington was more than an adequate stand-by. 

A good mark and accurate kick, he was a hard working ruckman who could also play in a key position at either end of the ground.

R Cialini Sept 2021

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