Dave Boyd

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Dave Boyd
Personal information
Full name Dave E. Boyd
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1948-1960 Port Adelaide 222 (183)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
South Australia 19
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1960 season.
Career highlights

Dave 'Davey' Boyd is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Port Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).[1] He is a half forward flanker in Port Adelaide's official 'Greatest Team' from 1870 to 2000.

Boyd was a key member of the strong Port Adelaide side of the 1950s, playing in seven premiership sides.

He made his debut in 1948 and although he started as a forward he soon developed into a centreman, the position that he would play the majority of his career in. He was a Magarey Medallist in 1956 and a regular interstate representative for South Australia, appearing in three carnivals. He finished his career in 1960 after playing a total of 222 games for Port Adelaide.

Boyd's sons Greg and Russell also played for Port Adelaide.


  1. ^ "Dave E Boyd". SANFL. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 

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