Donald Harold Albert “Don” Gilbourne

Achievements

• League Captain – (8) NAFC record (136 games)

• Magarey Medal – 1950

• Best & Fairest – (2) 1950, 54

• 2 x Premiership player

• State Captain – 1950-51

• 14 State Games

• O’Halloran Trophy (Best in State Game) - 1946

 

Other Awards

• Outstanding Performance of the Season – 1950

• Best Backman – 1946

• Best Club Man – 1948

• Best Team Man – 1955

• Most Outstanding Player – 1952

• Most Outstanding Performance (Grand Final) – 1952

• Most Effective – (2) 1949; 53

• Best Utility – 1951

• Most Magarey Medal Votes – 1954

 

Media Awards

• The Advertiser Team Of The Year – (2) 1952; 54

• The News Player Of The Year – 1950

 

Administration Record

• Selection Committee (Chairman) – (5) 1956-60

 

Inducted/ Named Awards

• SANFL Hall Of Fame – 2002

• NAFC Team of the Century (Right Back Pocket) – 2000

• NAFC Life Member – 1955