Bert Sutton

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Bert Sutton
Personal information
Full name Herbert Carey Tregurtha Sutton
Date of birth 15 April 1901
Place of birth Williamstown, Victoria
Date of death 17 August 1981(1981-08-17) (aged 80)
Place of death Concord, New South Wales
Original team(s) Williamstown (VFA)
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 66 kg (146 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1921–1924 South Melbourne 19 0(2)
1925 North Launceston (NTFA)
1926–1927 South Melbourne 30 (32)
1928 Hawthorn 15 0(3)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1924 St Patricks O&MFL 14 (11–3–0)
1925 North Launceston (NTFA) 12 (7–4–1)
1928 Hawthorn 18 (0–18–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1928.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Herbert Carey Tregurtha 'Bert' Sutton (15 April 1901 – 17 August 1981) was an Australian rules footballer who played with South Melbourne and Hawthorn in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1920s.

Sutton, who came to South Melbourne from Williamstown, was used mostly as a flanker. He left South Melbourne in 1924 to captain-coach St Patricks in the Ovens and Murray Assoc to the premiership. He moved on 1925 to captain-coach North Launceston for a season and steered them to a premiership.[1] After another stint at South Melbourne, Sutton crossed to Hawthorn in 1928 as captain-coach but the club failed to win a game all year.


  1. ^ "FOOTBALL". The Examiner. Launceston, Tasmania. 3 April 1928. p. 3 Edition: DAILY. Retrieved 21 May 2014 – via National Library of Australia.
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

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