RFL Whillas Medalists

12 Players have won 15 Medals

Fred Proud – 1948

One of the famous Proud brothers who appeared in Loxton teams before and after WW2. He was the team Captain in his medal winning season. Great competitor at all levels excelling in either defence or attack.

Adrain Jolly  – 1949, 1951, 1953

The first of four triple medalists. Classical performer at centre half forward or in the ruck. Possessed surprising pace and agility for a big man and inspiring in his leadership. Considered in top echelon of all time UM/RFL footballers. Good inter-leaguer and successful Coach.

Bob Proud – 1955, 1956

Arguably one of Loxton’s and the UM’s best ever footballers and all round sportsmen. Noted for his athleticism and ability to grab high marks and kick long and accuratley with his left foot. Half Forward with a good football brain. Represented SYP clubs, North Adelaide and the State.

Peter Lawry – 1961

One of the most gifted footballers, he won six club best & fairest awards in as many different SA country leagues. Won Mail medal iin the mid north before a shift to Loxton. Class act at centre or up forward.

Wally Dittmar – 1967

Former Port Adelaide star forward whoturned out in a number of country leagues before coaching Loxton and later Renmark. He was an experienced, tough and courageous centre half forward.

Julian Nickolai – 1972

His win may have surprised some, but the ace blond wingman was a real dasher whose speed and ball control were noted traits.

Pat McCann – 1973

Moved from Browns Well to the Tigers as a very proficient key forward. Mobile, strong overhead and accurate in his delivery, he could also ruck well. Went on with a career at North Adelaide.

Bronte Fisher – 1976

A real ‘dark horse’ in Medal stakes, his speed of foot, flair and ball control impressed the umpires. Came from the southern league.

Leon Fielke – 1981

Great competitor in the midfield, at hal forward or roving. Tigerish ‘in and under’ player, high possession winner and good when the going was tough.

Paul Crate – 1983

He honed his skills as a soccer player, then got in Aussie rules and played some games with South Adelaide. Extremely creative pivot man. The deft handler represented SA country and later he coached Loxton North.

Daniel Evans – 2002

Naturally gifted on-baller/mid fielder. Resilient and robust, he racked up plenty of possessions and on many occasions scored the team lifting goals.

Malcolm Greenwood – 2003

A stand out performer, truly gifted, creative midfielder/on-baller. Tough, hard working in and under type of player who gets the ball out to his team mates. SANFL with West & Glenelg.