Ernie Barber (Australian footballer)
|Full name||Ernest M. Barber|
|Date of birth||30 May 1895|
|Date of death||29 February 1972(aged 76)|
|Original team(s)||Williamstown Juniors|
|1918–1919||South Melbourne||21 (28)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1919.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Barber, who played his junior football for Williamstown, was a forward for South Melbourne. He kicked 20 goals in 1918, his debut season, a total bettered by only two teammates that year. In just his 13th league game he played in a premiership, kicking a goal from the forward pocket in the 1918 VFL Grand Final win over Collingwood.
- Ernie Barber's profile from AustralianFootball.com
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