Arnold Byfield

DOB: 1 November 1923

Debut: Round 4, 1946 against South Melbourne at Punt Road
Last Game: Grand Final 1946 against Essendon at MCG

Games: 18
Goals: 10
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From: Claremont

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.

1946 18100

Interstate recruits

Western Mail (external link) - 09/05/1946

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