Max Pontifex

Samuel "Max" Pontifex was an Australian rules footballer who played with West Torrens in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).[1]

Max Pontifex
Personal information
Full name Samuel Pontifex
Original team(s) Commonwealth Bank (SA)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1930–1934 West Torrens 74 (50)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1934.

Pontifex's career with West Torrens began in 1929 and ended when he was transferred by his employer to Tasmania. A centreman, he had won a Magarey Medal in 1932 and was twice West Torrens' best and fairest winner. He also represented South Australian in 10 interstate matches during his career.


  1. "Yachtsman — Footballer". Sporting Globe. Melbourne, Vic.: National Library of Australia. 18 May 1932. p. 9 Edition: Edition1. Retrieved 19 June 2015.
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