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Bert Parke

Image DOB: 21 April 1886
Died: 24 April 1967

MFC Debut: Round 1, 1907 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval
Last MFC Game: Round 10, 1912 against Collingwood at Victoria Park

From: University High/Carlton

Games: 30 (51 total)
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
1101936.66

After debuting in 1905 defender Hubert Norman "Bert" Parke failed to play a game for Carlton in the 1906 home and away season but was named in the Grand Final after a teammate was injured. Unfortunately for him, Parke also injured himself and missed out on playing in the decider.

The next year he joined Melbourne and managed 30 games across the next six years, suffering a broken leg in Round 6, 1910 and playing just one more match in 1912 before returning to Carlton in early 1913. He was the first Blue to ever return to the club after leaving.

He served in the army before World War I but as he was employed in a protected industry he couldn't fight in Europe until 1918 but when he was sailing to Europe the armistice was signed and he didn't have to enter combat.

YearGamesGoals
1907 150
1908 60
1909 30
1910 50
1912 10

Lists
Carlton
Most games without a goal

Media
Punch - 26/09/1907
Argus - 10/06/1910

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Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 04 June 2019 20:51:13 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 16)

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