Dave Boyd

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Dave Boyd
Personal information
Full name Dave E. Boyd
Position(s) Forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1948–1960 Port Adelaide 222 (183)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
1949–1958 South Australia 19
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1960.
Career highlights
Source: AustralianFootball.com

Dave 'Davey' Boyd is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Port Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).[1]

Port Adelaide[edit]

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.

Personal life[edit]

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


He is a half forward flanker in Port Adelaide's official 'Greatest Team' from 1870 to 2000.


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

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