Vale Alan "Chesty" Hayes

ALAN DOUGLAS "CHESTY" HAYES
24/05/1939 - 30/01/2019

It's with the heaviest of heaviest heart that we say goodbye to this champion Alan "Chesty' Hayes. Chesty lost his fight on Wednesday 30th January 2019 against cancer and passed away with his family by his side. Chesty loved our club & footy and we loved him. Alan " Chesty" Hayes was a past player, coach, president & Life member- a great man- a legend!
(Mornington Football Club 1975-79, 1982, Games 80 ( Captain/Coach 1977, Coach 1982, President 1991-92)
Our thoughts & love go out to Chesty's family at this very sad time. He is at peace now and know that we love you Chesty and will miss you dearly... RIP

FUNERAL DETAILS
The Memorial Service to Celebrate the Life of Alan Douglas 'Chesty' Hayes will NOW be held at the Mornington Football & Cricket Club on THURSDAY (Feb 7 , 2019) commencing at 11.30am.
Everyone is invited to stay after the service to honor & celebrate Chesty's life. Lots of stories to be told!!

Full Name: ALAN HAYES
Date of Birth: 24/05/1939
Height: 173 cm ( 5-8 )
Weight: 80 kg ( 12-8 )
Guernsey: 7/43/46
Debut: 06/06/1959, Round 7, Hawthorn
Last Game: 05/05/1962, Round 3, Essendon
RICHMOND SENIORS
Seasons: 1959-62
Total Games: 23
Total Goals: 10
Honours:
RICHMOND RESERVES
Seasons: 1959-1962
Total Games: 26
Total Goals: 25
Honours: Best & Fairest 1960
BIOGRAPHY
Alan played across the centre-line and as a ruck-rover. He won the 1960 Reserves’ Best and Fairest award and was a regular member of the seniors in 1961, playing 13 games. After four seasons with Richmond he crossed to South Australian club Central Districts. He was a much travelled player whose career spanned four decades and approximately 410 games. He represented eight clubs, won seven Best and Fairests, and played in four Premiership sides. He was President of the Mornington Football Club in 1991 and now lives in that town. He is the son of the late Doug Hayes.
PRE RICHMOND
East Sandringham Juniors 1953-55 ( Honours - Premiership 1953-55, Best & Fairest 1953-55 ) ; Hampton Scouts 1956 ( Honours - Captain 1956, Best & Fairest 1956 ) ; Hampton Rovers 1957-58, Games 36.
POST RICHMOND
Central Districts 1964-66, Games 51, Goals 14 ;
Keysborough Captain/Coach 1967, Games 18,
Hastings 1968-74, Games 130 ( Honours - Premiership 1969, 1972, Captain/Coach 1968-69 , Best & Fairest 1969, 1972, League Representative Team ) ;
Mornington 1975-79, 1982, Games 80 ( Captain/Coach 1977, Coach 1982, President 1991-92)
Noosa Tigers 1980, Games 15.

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