Victorian Football Association
Recruited from Shepparton.
1889 April 13
West was named in a 23 man Carlton squad that played a pre season match against Britannia on the Princes Oval.
The Herald August 12 (p13) 1927 mentions Alf West as a Carlton Second Twenty player in 1888
Herald article> http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article244194661
Left: Alf West (in 1927) from Herald article.
Details of the Second Twenty are scarce, Blueseum can't find a West playing in 1888, however, West does appear in a number of Carlton Second Twenty teams in 1889.