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Arthur Alexander GILCHRIST

STATISTICS

Guernsey Number:
Career: 1899 & 1901 to 1902
NFC Games: 28
NFC Goals: 4
Debut: v South Adelaide (Adelaide) 20th May 1899
Finale: v Port Adelaide (Adelaide) 23rd August 1902

Premierships: 1901
VFL/AFL Clubs: Melbourne
 

Arthur "Art" Alexander Gilchrist came to Norwood via the Rose Park Football Club. In 1898 and 1899 he represented Rose Park in the East Torrens Football Association.
 
Gilchrist made his League debut for Norwood on the Adelaide Oval, during the 1899 season - Norwood defeating South Adelaide 6.5 to 3.5.
 
He returned to Rose Park in 1900 and played in the Adelaide and Suburban Football Association.
 
In 1901 he was a member of the Norwood premiership side which defeated Port Adelaide in a thrilling Grand Final : 4.9 to 4.5.
 
After moving to Victoria, Gilchrist was granted a permit from Norwood to play with the Melbourne Football Club. In Round 5, he made his senior debut against Fitzroy on the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Two weeks later, Gilchrist played his second and final senior game against Geelong.

R Cialini Dec 2017

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