Russell Ebert Death – Accolades have poured in for Australian standards football legend Russell Ebert, who died on Friday.
A famous figure in South Australian football, Ebert was determined to have intense myeloid leukemia in December last year and died from the disease at age 72.
Somewhere in the range of 1968 and 1985, Ebert played 392 games for Port Adelaide, more than some other player in the club’s set of experiences, and was named its record-breaking most prominent player as a feature of last year’s 150-year festivities.
He won three premierships as a player and was a six-time club best-and-most attractive victor at Port Adelaide and played for North Melbourne for one season in 1979.
After his retirement, he instructed Port Adelaide for 116 games and was a debut inductee into both the Australian Football Hall of Fame and the South Australian Football Hall of Fame.
Ebert was similarly as respected off the field.
His eager work with the Power’s Community Youth Program, which teaches kids about wellbeing and prosperity, drove him to be named a public finalist and the South Australian Local Hero for 2021 as a component of the Australia Day Awards.
He additionally firmly worked with Port Adelaide’s End Violence Against Women program.