Norman Barron

Norman Barron (15 May 1899 – 25 September 1987) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Sturt in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).[1]

Norman Barron
Personal information
Full name Norman Leslie Barron
Nickname(s) Barbour
Date of birth (1899-05-15)15 May 1899
Place of birth Parkside, South Australia
Date of death 25 September 1987(1987-09-25) (aged 88)
Place of death Adelaide, South Australia
Original team(s) Parkside Baptist
Height 165 cm (5 ft 5 in)
Position(s) Rover
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1919, 1921–1928, 1930–1931 Sturt 133 (146)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1931.
Career highlights
  • Sturt premiership 1926
  • Sturt Best and Fairest 1924
  • Sturt Team of the Century (Forward Pocket)


Barron missed the 1929 season when he was appointed playing coach of Victorian club Warracknabeal in the Wimmera Football League.[2]

He returned to Sturt when he was not reappointed following Warracknabeal's failure to make the finals in his only season as coach.[3]

See also


  1. Lysikatos, John (2015). We Are Sturt - Vol.1 1901-1944 (First ed.). Mile End, South Australia: Newstyle Printing. pp. 92–93. ISBN 978-0-9943026-0-1.
  2. "N. Barron Leaving For Victoria". The Advertiser (Adelaide). 6 February 1929. p. 21. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
  3. "Barron Returns - Available For Sturt". News (Adelaide). 28 October 1929. p. 2. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
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