DOB: 1 November 1923
Number: 34 1946
Grand Final team - 1946
Known as "Bud", Byfield played first-class cricket for Western Australia and won a flag with Claremont as a 16-year-old before crossing to the east and joining Melbourne during his time in the army.
He played in the Grand Final but returned to Claremont for 1947. From 1948 he played 284 games for country clubs and umpired a further 152. He was president of the West Australian Country Football League from its inception in 1973 to 1991 and was also inducted into the Western Australian Sporting Hall of Fame.
He also played six first class cricket matches for Western Australia as an all-rounder.
Western Mail - 09/05/1946