Tom MacKenzie

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Tom D. MacKenzie (1882 – 28 November 1927) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) South Australian Football Association (SAFA)/South Australian Football League (SAFL).

MacKenzie was the first man to win three Magarey Medals as the fairest and most brilliant player in the competition. He was a cool centreman who excelled under pressure.

In 1996 MacKenzie was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame. In 2002 he was inducted into the South Australian Hall of Fame.

Career highlights[edit]

  • Approximately 200 games for West Torrens Football Club and North Adelaide Football Club
  • Captain of West Torrens, 1911–1913
  • Member 1905 Premiership team at North Adelaide
  • Triple Magarey Medallist – 1902 (with West Torrens) and 1905 and 1906 (with North Adelaide)
  • South Australian representative 20 matches