Derek Chadwick
Personal information
Full name Derek Chadwick
Date of birth (1941-03-21) 21 March 1941 (age 81)
Place of birth Busselton, Western Australia
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1959–1972 East Perth 269 (-)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1972.
Source: AustralianFootball.com

Derek Chadwick (born 21 March 1941) is an Australian former sportsman, playing both first-class cricket with Western Australia and Australian rules football for East Perth in the Western Australian Football League (WAFL).

Chadwick was a right-handed opening batsman who made 4082 runs at 34.30 during his cricketing career, with 9 centuries. He toured New Zealand with the Australian team in 1969-70. As a footballer he was a wingman and played a at-the-time club record 269 games for East Perth, winning their best and fairest award, the F.D. Book Medal twice. In 1964 he won a Simpson Medal for his performances with the Western Australian state team in tours of Melbourne and Adelaide, and was inducted into the WAFL Hall of Fame in 2004.[1][2]

References

  1. ^ "Chadwick reflects on esteemed dual career". busseltonmail.com.au. Retrieved 23 July 2020.
  2. ^ "HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE Derek CHADWICK". wafootballhalloffame.com.au. Retrieved 23 July 2020.