Tom MacKenzie

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Tom MacKenzie
Personal information
Full name Thomas David MacKenzie
Date of birth (1882-10-04)4 October 1882
Date of death 28 November 1927(1927-11-28) (aged 45)
Place of death Southwark, South Australia
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1900-04, 1909-14
West Torrens
North Adelaide
121 (45)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1914 season.
Career highlights
  • Approximately 200 games for West Torrens Football Club and North Adelaide Football Club
  • Captain of West Torrens, 1911–1913
  • Member 1905 Premiership team at North Adelaide
  • Triple Magarey Medallist – 1902 (with West Torrens) and 1905 and 1906 (with North Adelaide)
  • South Australian representative 20 matches

Thomas David "Tom" MacKenzie (4 October 1882 – 28 November 1927) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) South Australian Football Association (SAFA)/South Australian Football League (SAFL).

MacKenzie was the first man to win three Magarey Medals as the fairest and most brilliant player in the competition. He was a cool centreman who excelled under pressure.

In 1996 MacKenzie was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame. In 2002 he was inducted into the South Australian Hall of Fame.


  • Ross, John (1999). The Australian Football Hall of Fame. Australia: HarperCollinsPublishers. p. 96. ISBN 0-7322-6426-X. 

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