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Wilton Barfoot        

Wilton Barfoot

Challenge Cup Competition
DOB: 06 June 1845 Hobart Tasmania
DOD: 02 July 1901 St.Kilda Victoria
Career: 1868 - 1870


Wilton Barfoot
Attended Scotch College in 1864

Also played with Melbourne 1864, 1866-1868 (demonwiki)

There is very little information on Carlton team details prior to 1868.
1865 October 21
An athletic sports day was held on the Richmond Cricket Ground.
In the 80 yard race W. Barfoot won his heat and finished second in the final.
In the 150 yard Handcapped Flat Race, W. Barfoot running off 7 yards easily won his heat. Barfoot then won the final.

1868 May 25 Monday
The Argus has Barfoot named in the Carlton side to play Geelong at Royal Park.

1868 June 6
The Argus has Barfoot named in squad of 25 to play Emerald Hill at Emerald Hill.

1868 June 20
Barfoot named in squad of 26 to play South Yarra at South Yarra.

1868 July 4
Named in squad of 24 to play Melbourne at the Melbourne ground.

1868 July 25
W. Barfoot named in squad of 24 to play University at Royal Park.

1868 August 15
Barfoot named in the 20 to play Melbourne at the Melbourne ground.

1868 August 22
Barfoot named in the squad 25 to play South Yarra at South Yarra.

1868 October 09
At a special meeting of the Carlton Football Club at Polmer's Carlton Club Hotel. Barfoot was one of five players to receive a belt with a silver buckle which were donated by a Carlton member for players who had distinguished themselves this season.

1869 May 22 Queen's Birthday
Played in the first game of the year against Geelong at Royal Park.

1870 June 18
W. Barfoot played in the Challenge Cup match against Albert Park, which ended in a draw.

1870 July 23
The Argus names Barfoot in the Carlton side to play Albert Park at Albert Park.

1871 September 09
W. Barfoot is named in the Albert Park team that played (the original) Collingwood club on Collingwood's ground in North Fitzroy.

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