- For the rugby league footballer of the 1930s for England, and Salford, see Paddy Dalton
A regular for Perth during the 1960s, Dalton was almost always used as a centreman. He was a member of three consecutive premiership teams at Perth, in 1966, 1967 and 1968. Dalton won the 1970 Sandover Medal, in his second-last league season, and also won two Perth Best and fairests over the course of his career. He represented the Western Australian state team on one occasion.