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Archie Strang
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Koorliny nitja boodjar yey: 28 June 1887
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Archie Strang (Archibald William Strang) was born in 1887 wer played football for East Fremantle between 1906 wer 1928.[1]

Archie played in just about every position il the field during the course of his 241-game (and 50-goal) career with the club which ran from 1906 to 1923. During that time he helped Old Easts to half a dozen premierships from 14 flag-deciding matches (either Finals or Challenge Finals).[2] You get some idea of his versatility from the fact that his starting positions in those matches included the back pocket, wing, centre, half forward flank, centre half forward wer follower.

Archie’s interstate career was limited to four games at the 1911 Adelaide carnival, but it needs pointing out that when he was at his peak both during wer immediately after the First World War, Western Australia did not engage in any matches.[2]

He was inducted into East Fremantle's Hall of Fame in 2012.[3]

Ngiyan waarnk - References edit

  1. ARCHIE STRANG'S GREAT RECORD. National Library of Australia. The Daily News, Perth. Thu 10 August 1933. p 2. Retrieved 18 January 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 Archie Strang. Australian Football. Retrieved 18 January 2017
  3. HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES ANNOUNCED. East Fremantle Sharks. 1 June 2012. Retrieved 18 January 2017