Brian Corrigan AM

A specialist in sports medicine and rheumatology, Dr Brian Corrigan gave 29 years of service to Australian football as its medical officer at home and abroad.

He began his association in 1965 and was the national team doctor with the Socceroos, Olympic Games and youth teams, as well as with other sports including cricket and hockey.

His knowledge and positive attitude earned high respect from all areas of the sport. 

In 1987 Corrigan was the first non-official to be recognised by Soccer Australia when he was made a life member.

He headed to his first Olympic Games in 1968 and was a part of six Olympic Teams, five with Australia and one with Papua New Guinea.

His expertise was crucial at the Mexico City Games where he devised programs to ensure the Australian athletes could handle the altitude.

He was also the Medical Officer for Richie Benaud’s touring team in England 1961, and was the Medical Officer for World Series Cricket from 1977 to 1979. He was also Medical Officer to the Manly rugby league team from 1963 to 1968.

Corrigan was Chairman of the Drugs in Sport Committee (Australian Sports Commission) from 1985 to 1989 and Chairman of the Australian Sports Drug Agency (ASDA) from 1989 to 1991.

Corrigan was made a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for his services to sports medicine.

He passed away in 2016 at the age of 87.

Hall of Fame 1999 Inductees

Johnny Warren, MBE, OAM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Julie Dolan AM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Rale Rasic OAM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Joe Marston, MBE

Added: 1999
Find out more

Charlie Yankos

Added: 1999
Find out More

Harry Williams

Added: 1999
Find out more

Connie Selby

Added: 1999
Find out more

Cliff Sander

Added: 1999
Find out more

Ray Baartz

Added: 1999
Find out more

John Perin

Added: 1999
Find out more

Harry Dockerty

Added: 1999
Find out more

Frank Parsons

Added: 1999
Find out more

Jeff Olver

Added: 1999
Find out more

Sjel "Mike" De Bruyckere

Added: 1999
Find out more

Gordon "Bunny" Nunn

Added: 1999
Find out more

Attila Abonyi

Added: 1999
Find out more

Sergio Melta

Added: 1999
Find out more

Gary Marocchi

Added: 1999
Find out more

Tom Jack

Added: 1999
Find out more

Allan Johns

Added: 1999
Find out more

Jimmy Mackay

Added: 1999
Find out more

Manfred Schaefer

Added: 1999
Find out more

William "Bill" Henderson

Added: 2003
Find out more

John Kosmina

Added: 1999
Find out more

Jack 'Digger' Evans

Added: 1999
Find out more

William "Bill" Coolahan

Added: 1999
Find out more

Jim Armstrong

Added: 1999
Find out more

Peter Wilson

Added: 1999
Find out more

Jimmy Rooney

Added: 1999
Find out more

Ron Adair

Added: 1999
Find out more

John Watkiss

Added: 1999
Find out more

Zoran Matic

Added: 1999
Find out more

Ray Richards

Added: 1999
Find out more

Graham Jennings

Added: 1999
Find out more

Col Curran

Added: 1999
Find out more

John Nyskohus

Added: 1999
Find out more

James McNabb

Added: 1999
Find out more

William Maunder

Added: 1999
Find out more

Frank Loughran

Added: 1999
Find out more

Bob Lawrie

Added: 1999
Find out more

Alf Quill

Added: 1999
Find out more

James "Judy" Masters

Added: 1999
Find out more

Ron Lord

Added: 1999
Find out more

Bob Bignell

Added: 1999
Find out more

Reg Date

Added: 1999
Find out more

Sir Arthur George AO

Added: 1999
Find out more

Ron Wright

Added: 1999
Find out more

Sir William Walkley

Added: 1999
Find out more

Frank McIver

Added: 1999
Find out more

Graham McMillan

Added: 1999
Find out more

John "Martin" Royal

Added: 1999
Find out more

Peter Nikolich

Added: 1999
Find out more

Des Miles

Added: 1999
Find out more

Ron Smith

Added: 1999
Find out more

William Thomas

Added: 1999
Find out more

Joe Vlasits

Added: 1999
Find out more

Fred Barlow

Added: 1999
Find out more

Donald Campbell OAM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Harry Croft

Added: 1999
Find out more

Pamela Gilbert

Added: 1999
Find out more

Keith Gilmour

Added: 1999
Find out more

Tom Grimson

Added: 1999
Find out more

Tony Kovac OAM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Brian Le Fevre

Added: 1999
Find out more

Jack Logan

Added: 1999
Find out more

Eric Worthington

Added: 1999
Find out more

Laurie Schwab

Added: 1999
Find out more

Julius Re

Added: 1999
Find out more

Sam Papasavas OAM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Dieter Klose

Added: 1999
Find out more

Brian Corrigan AM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Ian Brusasco

Added: 1999
Find out more

Giacomo "Jim" Bayutti OAM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Michael Weinstein AM, BEM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Elaine Watson OAM

Added: 1999
Find out more

Vic Tuting MBE

Added: 1999
Find out more

Robert Telfer

Added: 1999
Find out more

Theo Marmaris MBE

Added: 1999
Find out more

Arthur Gibbs

Added: 1999
Find out more

John Walter Fletcher

Added: 1999
Find out more

Tony Boscovic

Added: 1999
Find out more