Bert Clay

Albert Henry 'Bert' Clay (7 May 1915 – 30 April 1972) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL). His twin brother Ivor also played with him in the Fitzroy side.

Bert Clay
Personal information
Full name Albert Henry Clay
Date of birth 7 May 1915
Place of birth Bendigo, Victoria
Date of death 30 April 1972(1972-04-30) (aged 56)
Place of death Fitzroy North, Victoria
Height 193 cm (6 ft 4 in)
Weight 94 kg (207 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1940–1951 Fitzroy 157 (48)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1951.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Originally from the New South Wales town of Henty,[1] Clay played as a ruckman and was instrumental in the club's 1944 Grand Final victory, rated by his opponent Jack Dyer as the best on ground.


  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 108. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.

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