[Article 11944]Vale Dave BARSLEY

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Dave Barsley Wests Player number 579 (1959)

Played for Wests 1958 – 1968

Dave’s tally of games included 126 First Grade games, 26 Reserve Grade and 17 Third Grade games.

During Dave’s eleven years at Wests he total 580 points in all Grades

This total is made up with 72 tries and 182 goals


1968 Noel and Dave photo in Liddy Oval dressing room.

Noel Kelly and Dave Barsley

Dave played junior league with South

Strathfield & Concord United before joining Wests in 1958 after playing in

the winning Presidents Cup team that year.

1958 Presidents Cup team photo

1958 Dave holding 3rd Grade cup @ Concord Oval.


Dave played wing & fullback & was a reliable goal kicker.

In 1962 he was a member of the Grand Final team defeated by St George


Dave  transferred to Newtown where he played from 1969 to 1971

Then three successful years at Ryde Eastwood in the Sydney Second Division

competition followed before Dave took up the whistle & refereed at a high




Bill Hillard and Dave Barsley


To read the full Story on Dave Barsley please take time to read my interview from a few years ago

Just click on link below




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