AFL mourns death of legendary player and coach Barassi

By Anna Harrington and Roger Vaughan
Updated September 16 2023 - 8:45pm, first published 8:42pm
Ron Barassi, one of Australian Rules' most celebrated figures, has died at the age of 87. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
Ron Barassi, one of Australian Rules' most celebrated figures, has died at the age of 87. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

The last night of Ronald Dale Barassi's rich life appropriately featured a belter of an AFL semi-final where he would have been in his element as a player or coach.

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