Reginald Henry (Nashy) BRENTNALL

Year Inducted 2004
Date of Birth 27th March 1893

PLAYER: 1914 – 27

GAMES:  South Fremantle 46; East Perth 161; WA 6

PREMIERSHIPS: South Fremantle 1916-717;  East Perth 1919, 21-23, 26-27

One of the toughest defenders of his era.  Started his career at South Fremantle but transferred to East Perth in 1918.  Played centre half-back in Phil Matson’s famous team of the 20’s that completed a sequence of five premierships.  Also a member of the famous WA team that won the 1921 carnival in Perth.  Against Victoria, he nullified great Carlton champion Horrie Clover.  It was WA’s first carnival victory.