Neville Beard

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Neville Beard
Personal information
Full name Neville Gilbert Beard
Date of birth (1936-11-19)19 November 1936
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1956–1963 Perth 126 (?)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1963.

Neville Beard (born 19 November 1936) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Perth in the West Australian National Football League (WANFL) from 1956 to 1963.

Beard played mostly as a ruck-rover and in defence. He won the Sandover Medal in 1961, beating Ray Sorrell on a countback. Beard represented Western Australia just once in his career, against South Australia at Perth in 1962. He had been selected in the Brisbane Carnival squad the previous year but was unable to play due to an injury.[1]

His father, Bert played in the Victorian Football League in the 1930s.[2]


  1. ^ East, Alan (2006). The Sandover Medal Men. pp. 223–227. ISBN 0-9775813-0-6. 
  2. ^ Where Are They Now? Neville Beard

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