Horrie Riley

Horrie Riley (10 September 1902 – 8 February 1970) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Sturt in the SAFL.[1]

Horrie Riley
Personal information
Full name Horace Alexander Riley
Date of birth (1902-09-10)10 September 1902
Place of birth Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Date of death 8 February 1970(1970-02-08) (aged 67)
Place of death Kangaroo Island, South Australia
Original team(s) St Augustine's
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1922–1930 Sturt 122 (121)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
South Australia 20
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1930.
Career highlights
Source: AustralianFootball.com


Despite being one of the smaller players in the league, Victorian born Horrie Riley was particularly strong in the air.

He won the 1923 Magarey Medal, was a member of Sturt's premiership side in 1926 and represented South Australia 20 times at interstate football.

When he retired he 1930 he had played a total of 122 games.

Riley has a place in the back pocket in Sturt's official 'Team of the Century'.

See also


  1. "Horrie A.Riley". SANFL. Retrieved 17 June 2014.
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