Darryl Borlase

Darryl Borlase is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Port Adelaide Football Club.

Darryl Borlase
Personal information
Full name Darryl Borlase
Nickname(s) Daisy[1]
Original team(s) Ceduna
Position(s) Defender
Playing career
Years Club Games (Goals)
1985–1998 Port Adelaide 246
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
1993 South Australia 1 (0)
Career highlights
Source: AustralianFootball.com


Borlase was recruited by Port Adelaide from the Ceduna Football Club. He would debut for Port Adelaide in 1985 playing 5 games in his first season.

Borlase would go on to have a successful career with Port Adelaide winning four South Australian National Football League (SANFL) premierships during his time at the club.

However, he was also unfortunate to miss the 1988, 1989, 1999 and 1995 SANFL Grand Finals due to injury.

In his final year at Port Adelaide, he captained the SANFL side to victory in the 1998 Grand Final.[2]


Borlase is an agribusiness executive being a graduate from the University of Adelaide. He began his career in agriculture with the South Australian Cooperative Bulk Handler. He has also worked for the Australian Wheat Board both in Australia and overseas.[3]

Darryl currently works for Archer Daniel Midland.[3]

Personal life

Darryl is married to Jenny Borlase who represented Australia in netball from 1989-1999, and won a gold medal at the 1998 Commonwealth games and three netball world titles in 1991, 1995 and 1999.[4]


  1. "Almanac Teams – Port Adelaide Magpies: 1988-present". The Footy Almanac. 27 November 2017. Retrieved 1 November 2018.
  2. http://australianfootball.com/players/player/daryl+borlase/188
  3. "Darryl Borlase - Wheat Quality Australia". Wheat Quality Australia. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  4. Gleeson, Michael (30 April 2018). "AFL splashes in shallow pool". The Age. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
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