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Phil Brooksby - 2015 Inductee

One of the many excellent players discovered by South Adelaide during the Haydn Bunton Jr. coaching era, Phil Brooksby was recruited from East Gambier and played 278 games from 1977-1989, including the 1979 Grand Final.

His playing record includes four night premierships and one State game.

A dour and powerful defender, he played at full back and named in this position in the 1984 Advertiser Team of the Year.

Phil was also award the Panthers Best Team Man in 1986.

Phil's twin brother Graham also played for South Adelaide, as did his son Keegan, who was drafted by the Gold Coast Suns to the AFL in 2014.

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