Barney Herbert

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Barney Herbert
Personal information
Full name Bernard Vincent Herbert
Date of birth (1889-02-20)20 February 1889
Date of death 14 December 1949(1949-12-14) (aged 60)
Original team(s) Collingwood Trades/Beverley FC
Height/Weight 188cm / 95.5kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1909-1921 Richmond 192 (90)[1]
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1921 season.
Career highlights

Bernard Vincent "Barney" Herbert (20 February 1889 – 14 December 1949)[2] was an Australian rules footballer who played in the VFL between 1909 and 1921 for the Richmond Football Club. He served as Richmond's President from 1932 to 1935 and again in 1939.

He later became an inspector in the Victorian Police Force, and was awarded the 'Valour' award for bravery while on duty.


  1. ^ "AFL Tables – Barney Herbert – Stats – Statistics". AFL Tables. Retrieved 2 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "POLICE "V.C." HOLDER DIES.". The West Australian (Perth: National Library of Australia). 15 December 1949. p. 8 Edition: 1st EDITION. Retrieved 21 September 2014. 
Preceded by
Vic Thorp
Richmond Best and Fairest winner
Succeeded by
Dan Minogue