Bob Enright, a one of SA’s most-cherished league footballers, has died. He was 62.
Enright died on Monday afternoon at Queen Elizabeth Healthcare middle — where ever he was remaining taken care of in his subsequent struggle with most cancers — as he was setting up to return household instantly following a restricted stay.
A fantastic, honest defender, Enright was an SANFL participant day-to-day existence member instantly following taking part in 17 league on the net video games with Port Adelaide from 1976-78 and 225 with West Torrens from 1979-1989.
A fundraiser for Enright at the Henley Soccer Club on Thursday night is even now attainable to go ahead as a tribute night time on Friday, March 15. The celebration is to be hosted by past West Torrens workforce-mate Kym Dillon with the customer-speaker listing headlined by Magarey Medallist Russell Ebert, Brownlow Medallist John Platten and the Jarman brothers, Andrew and Darren.
A individual of Enright’s SANFL opponents at Woodville and coaching colleagues at rookie club Henley, Steve Jacquier, remembered Enright at this time as a one of SA football’s “genuine nice guys”.
“Playing vs . Bobby for 10 a long time I bear in brain a difficult and truly difficult competitor,” Jacquier claimed. “Off the space, however, you ordinarily imagined Bobby was also nice to he a league footballer.
“He rarely at any time expert a unwanted time period to say of any individual and there is no-a one who would say a unwanted time period about Bobby.
“He was an aged-fashioned footballer who cherished a beer and was a genuine nice male.”
Funeral info are even now to be released.
At initial printed as ‘Too nice for footy’: Tributes for tough, hard SA hero Enright