Clarrie Scrutton

Clarrie Scrutton (26 March 1899 – 24 September 1982) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Sturt in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).[1]

Clarrie Scrutton
Personal information
Full name Clarence Scrutton
Date of birth (1899-03-26)26 March 1899
Place of birth Terowie, South Australia
Date of death 24 September 1982(1982-09-24) (aged 83)
Place of death Adelaide, South Australia
Original team(s) Kenilworth
Height 177 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Position(s) Wing
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1922–1929 Sturt 111 (7)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
South Australia 8
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1929.
Career highlights
  • Sturt premiership 1926
  • 3x Sturt Best and Fairest 1925, 1926, 1928
  • Sturt Team of the Century (Wing)

On 5 May 1923, Clarrie, alongside Stan and Gordon became part of the first trio of brothers to play for Sturt at the same time.[2]


  1. Lysikatos, John (2015). We Are Sturt - Vol.1 1901-1944 (First ed.). Mile End, South Australia: Newstyle Printing. pp. 106–107. ISBN 978-0-9943026-0-1.
  2. "Scrutton Brothers - Three Play For Sturt". The Mail (Adelaide). 26 May 1923. Retrieved 13 November 2015.

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