Bill Mayman

Bill Mayman (1 May 1887 20 April 1970) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Sturt in the South Australian Football League (SAFL).[1]

Bill Mayman
Personal information
Full name William Mayman
Date of birth (1887-05-01)1 May 1887
Place of birth Footscray, Victoria
Date of death 20 April 1970(1970-04-20) (aged 82)
Place of death Westbourne Park, South Australia
Original team(s) Mines Rovers
Position(s) Centre
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1906-1911 Mines Rovers (Goldfields FL)
1912 Boulder City (Goldfields FL)
1913–1915, 1919–1921 Sturt (SANFL) 79 (11)
1922–1924 New Town (TAS) 26 (15)
1925 Burnie (TAS) 15 (11)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1914-1915, 1919 Sturt
1923-1924 New Town
1925 Burnie
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1926.
Career highlights

A centreman or half-back flanker,[2] Mayman began his career at Mines Rovers in the Goldfields Football Association. In 1913, he joined Sturt in the South Australian Football League, and became captain in 1914. He led the club to its first and second premierships in 1915 and 1919.[3] In 1922, he moved to Tasmania and joined the New Town Football Club, playing there for three years.

Mayman represented three different states at carnival football, representing Western Australia in 1911, captaining South Australia in 1914, and represented Tasmania in 1924.[2]


  1. Lysikatos, John (2015). We Are Sturt - Vol.1 1901-1944 (First ed.). Mile End, South Australia: Newstyle Printing. pp. 68–69. ISBN 978-0-9943026-0-1.
  2. "Forty-five years of Carnival Football". Western Mail. Perth, WA. 9 July 1953. p. 15.
  3. Devaney, John. "Bill Mayman". Full Points Footy. Retrieved 6 November 2015.

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