John Vincent Blunden

Achievements

• Best & Fairest – (2) 1956-57

• 2 x Premiership player

• Reserve Magarey Medallist – 1953

• Captain Senior Colts – 1948

 

Other Awards

• Best Backman – 1950

• Most Improved Junior – 1949

• Serviceable Play – 1952

• Services Rendered – (2) 1955; 58

• Sound Defensive Play - 1951

• Second 18s Best Placed Man – 1955

• Second 18s Most Consistent – 1953

• Senior Colts Best and Fairest – 1948

 

Media Awards

• The Advertiser Team Of The Year – 1957

 

Administration Record

• NAFC President – (4) 1972-75

• Management Committee – (9) 1952-54; 57; 60-61; 73-75

• Selection Committee (Chairman or member) – (5) 1960-61, 67-69

• NAFC Senior Vice-President – 1971

• Delegate to the SANFL – (2) 1974-75

• Founding Member of the North Adelaide Footballer’s Club 1965

• President/Chairman of The Roosters Club 1968-72

 

Inducted/ Named Awards

• NAFC Life Member – 1959

• SANFL Life Member

• Roosters Club Life Member

 

While in the role of President was also involved in various sub-committees (many as Chairman) including Recruiting, Prospect Oval Planning, Property and Building, Executive, Zone and Match committees