Marble Bar Football Association 1967-1971

The inaugural Australian Rules Football match was played in Marble Bar on 9 July 1967.

The match was played between Comets  captained by Denis O’Meara and Ironclads captained by Don Marr.  Comets ran out winners 6 goals 12 behinds to Ironclads 3 goals 1 behind.

Best players: Peter Taylor, Bob McCulloch, Steve McLaughlin, Merv Lockyer, John de Gracie and Henry Dhu

Goal Kickers:  Peter Taylor 2, Noel Browne 2, Vick Thomas 1, E Ramirez 1, Henry Dhu 2, Dave Scott 1.

Marble Bar's inaugural football match on 9 July 1967
Marble Bar’s inaugural football match on 9 July 1967
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