A. 'Dick' Gellatley

agellatley.jpgVictorian Football Association
Games: 49 - 54 approx.
Goals: 36
Career: 1886 - 1889 1891

Probably recruited from Brunswick as a player by that surname name was playing for the Brickies in 1885.

Alex W. "Alick" (Origins of Australian Football Vol.5 p47)
A. (W. A. "Dick") Gellatly. (also spelt Galletly)

1887 Gellatley scored 18 goals.

1888 Gellatley scored 14 goals.

Gellatley played in the Carlton vs England match at the M.C.G. June 1888.
Attendance 25,000

Carlton 14.17 defeated England 3.7
(Behinds recorded, but not counted in scoring until 1897 ).
He kicked one goal and a behind in the Carlton victory.

1894 May 19
Gellately (of Carlton senior twenty) played for South Yarra v Austral at Fawkner Park in the First-Rate Pemiership competition.
He played as a forward.
(Prahran Chronicle May 26 p3)

1917 September 17 Friday
In Perth, A. Gellatley is named in the "Victorian" team to take part in the Old Brigade match.
Other former Blues named in this team are Jack Geddes, Barney Murphy (Capt.), Bill Walton, and Tom Aram. (West Australian p5)

1919 September 19
The West Australian newspaper published a list of old footballers playing in an Old Time Carnival in Perth.
There were two teams, the Victorians and the Rest of Australia.
A. Gellatly, Charles Coulson, and Barney Murphy were named in the "old" Victorian team.

Markwell, Australasian, June 23 1888.
Great Australian Football Stories, Garrie Hutchinson; Pages,49,50,51,52,53,54.
Centenary Souvenir of the Carlton Football Club. Pages 18,19.

In 1970 - 1971 Alex Gellately played in the Carlton Reserves, a possible relation?

Articles: 1888: Carlton v England

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