Bill Bushby


Victorian Football Association
DOB: circa 1864
DOD: 14 April 1936 Prospect S.A. aged 72
Career: 1886

1886 April 17
Bushby named in the 22 man squad to play Star of Carlton 23 at Princes Oval.

1886 April 24
Bushby was named in the 23 man squad to play a Brunswick 23 at Princes Oval.
Carlton won 2-0.
The report says that this was the first time Brunswick had played.

1886 June 06 Friday
The North Melbourne Advertiser says, "Bushby, a new man Carlton got from Ballarat at the beginning of the season, did not suit the Carlton Committee. The South (South Melbourne) have got him now, and think a lot of him, he goes into their team shortly."

Image: Bushby at Port Adelaide. (wikipedia)

William "Bill" Bushby would play 5 games and score 4 goals with South 1886 - 1887
Bushby also played with Port Adelaide between 1883 - 91 He captained the club and won the best and fairest at Port in 1887.

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