Eltham Football Club extends its sympathies to the family of Bernie Massey
Bernie Massey (born 12 August 1939) was a former Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1960s.
Massey played his 99 games for Melbourne Football Club mostly as a fullback and starred in Melbourne’s 1964 premiership side, keeping Collingwood full-forward Ian Graham goalless in the Grand Final. His last VFL season was in 1967 and he went on to become the captain-coach of Eltham Football Club from 1974 to 1976 Was Premiership Coach of the Panthers in season1974
Eltham def Heidelberg (Division 1) 1974
Final score: 10-9-69 to 9-8-62
Venue: Warringal Park, Heidelberg
Ladder position: 1st – 15 wins 3 losses
Finals: 2 wins
Team: Glen Bond, Rodney Bray, David Brown, Pat Buckley, Trevor Dawson, Peter Headen, Greg Irvine, Peter Lempriere, Trevor Leslie, Ron Ling, Peter Lowe, Bernie Massey, Brian Pardon, Alan Quaife, Ken Rowbotham, Reg Sanders, Graham Shearer, Don Stanley, Frank Traczewski, Adrian Withers.
Coach: Bernie Massey