Ed O'Keefe



Terrence Bernard Ed OKeefe (14 May 1913 – 24 December 1986) was an Australian rules footballer who played with West Perth in the WANFL from 1933 to 1946. He was also known by his nickname Checker and in 2000 was named in the ruck for West Perths official Team of the Century.OKeefe was a member of West Perths 1934, 1935 and 1941 premiership sides. A versatile footballer, he could play in both the ruck or across half back. He was a Sandover Medalist in 1940, to break Haydn Bunton, Srs sequence of two wins in a row. OKeefe also won four Fairest and best awards for West Perth, with them coming in consecutive seasons from 1938 to 1941. During his career he represented Western Australia in six interstate matches.

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