1903 Magarey Medallist

Exceptional ruckman and dangerous forward who carried Sturt “on his back” during the club’s early years in the first decade of the 20th Century. He lived in Willunga working as a blacksmith and used to make a fifty mile horse and buggy trip to train and play for the Double Blues, he played 71 games and kicked 67 goals and was the clubs leading goalkicker for five years in a row.

Waye used to dominate the competition to the extent that opposition coaches used two players against him just to try to contain his influence, he played eight games for South Australia, is a member of the Sturt Hall of Fame and also is a member of the Sturt Team of the Century.

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