Vale Keith Blackett

Former Manly Rugby player Keith "Pottsy" Blackett has passed away at his home in Freshwater last week, aged 71.

Keith played 52 1st Grade games and 106 Grade games from 1964 - 1970. Keith then went on to a successful career at the Manly-Warringah Sea Eagles,

Renowned for his pace and prolific goal kicking, Keith held sprint records at Balgowlah Boys High before a long professional career with the NSW Police Force.

Keith remained a strong supporter of the Marlins and the Blackett's are a regular feature at our home games.

Funeral is tomorrow 8th February, 11.30 am at St Mary's Manly.