|Full name||Gary Merrington|
|Date of birth||19 November 1946|
|Original team(s)||Sunshine YCW / Braybrook|
|Height||187 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||85 kg (187 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1975.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Merrington was recruited locally, from Footscray District Football League club Braybrook,and also played on the alternate day for Sunshine YCW.
Merrington was a member of Footscray's 1967 and 1970 night premierships.