Victorian Football Association
DOB: March 13 1864 Unley South Australia
DOD: December 19 1928 Randfontein, Transvaal South Africa
Career: 1885, 1889 - 1890, 1893
Walter Herbert Watling
Wattling, or Watling, is listed as being at Carlton in and around 1890.
1884 Carlton on it's tour of Adelaide played local club South Adelaide on the Kensington Oval.
The vice captain of South Adelaide was player named Wattling.
1885 Watling mentioned in The Argus Saturday 2 May as a recruit from South Australia.
1886 Volume 3 of Origins of Australian Football has W. Watling returning to South Adelaide in 1886.
1889 returned to Carlton from South Adelaide.
1889 May 18
Watling selected to play in the centre for Victoria against Tasmania at the M.C.G.
A crowd of 20,000 saw the Vics win 6.9 - 1.6
Listed as one of Carlton's better players in 1889.
(The Carlton Story, H.Buggy and H.Bell p65)
1889 Scored one goal in Carlton's victory over Fitzroy at Brunswick Street ground September 28th.
1889 CFC Annual Report, Wally Wattling scored 10 goals during the season.
1890 CFC Annual Report, Wally Wattling scored 2 goals during the season.
Watling scored a goal in the Blues victory at the Carlton v Footscray game played at South Melbourne's Lake Oval on 24th. May.1890
1892 W. Watling was playing for North Melbourne.
1893 May 31
V.F.A. Permit Committee granted W. Watling a transfer from North Melbourne to Carlton.
Watling a right hand batsman played 5 State cricket matches for South Australia 1883/84 -1888/89
Trove; Sport (Adelaide) Feb 28 p14 1929