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Adrian Dullard

DOB: 12 January 1918
Died: 6 November 1989

Debut: Round 17, 1940 against Hawthorn at MCG
Last Game: Round 18, 1949 against Essendon at MCG

Games: 116
Goals: 143
Career Statistics (external link)

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
7314262.93

From: Rochester

Number: 34 1940, 18 1945, 28 1946-1949

Honours:
Premiership Player - 1941, 1948
Grand Final team - 1946
150 Heroes selection
Life Member - 1949

Statistical categories led:
Most goals in jumper 28

Debuting in the middle of the Demons first golden era, the tall forward/ruckman known as 'Spud' managed just two games in his first season. At the end of 1941 he was one of the best on ground in the Grand Final.

After eight games of the 1943 season, Dullard enlisted in the Army. He missed the entire 1944 season, and only managed nine matches in 1945 while serving in the 15 Field Ambulance.

With the end of hostilities, Dullard started to work himself back into regular football. In 1947 he played 19 games, before appearing in every match of 1948 - including both Grand Finals.

Retiring from the VFL after the 1949 season, Dullard captain/coached Williamstown in 1950 and 1951. The Seagulls made the finals in his first year, but missed out in the seconds and he was replaced. Dullard's son Tony also played for Melbourne and Williamstown.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1940 210
1941 18121
1942 870
1943 8180
1945 940
1946 11140
1947 19214
1948 23314
1949 18350

Tribunal Record
MatchChargeSanction
Grand Final 1946 Kneeing Not Guilty

Lists
Family

Media
The Australasian (external link) - 24/06/1944

Links
Australian Football profile (external link)
Boyles Football Photos (external link)
Wikipedia profile (external link)


Created by Supermercado7097172 points . Last Modification: Sunday 15 February 2015 14:28:32 EST by Supermercado7097172 points . (Version 16)

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