Tony Burgan

Anthony 'Tony' Burgan is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Sturt in the SANFL during the late 1960s and 1970s.

Tony Burgan
Personal information
Full name Anthony Burgan
Date of birth (1950-03-28) 28 March 1950
Position(s) Utility
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1967–79 Sturt 244 (122)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1979.

When Burgan started his career at Sturt in 1967, the club were the reigning premiers and he had trouble establishing a place in the side. He missed out on their premiership that year but played in Sturt's 1968, 1969 and 1970 flags. A versatile player, Burgan was used across half back, the centre, as an on baller and at half forward over the course of his time in the SANFL. He finished with five premierships, having participated in their winning 1974 and 1976 Grand Finals.

Burgan represented the South Australian interstate team on eight occasions and was an All-Australian at the 1972 Perth Carnival. He is a wingman in Sturt's official 'Team of the Century'.


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