Vale Brian deBroughe

The West Adelaide Football Club & Past Players & Officials are sad to announce the passing of Premiership Player & Life Member Brian deBroughe.

Born on the 22nd of November 1939, Brian passed away peacefully on Friday June 21st.

Brian was player number 712 and made his League debut (aged 18) on April 26th 1958 against West Torrens at Richmond oval.

He went onto play 123 games for West Adelaide and 3 Advertiser Cup games over a 11-year period.

His honors include:

  • Premiership player 1961.
  • Advertiser team of the year 1967
  • West Adelaide Football Club Life Member 1966

Brian was a great player and a true Gentleman. We will always remember him for the contribution he made to the West Adelaide Football Club.

Our Thoughts are with Brian’s family & many friends.

Vale Brian deBroughe