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Brian Collopy

Image DOB: Unknown

Games: 0
Goals: 0

From: University Blacks

Honours:
Seconds Premiership Player - 1956
Seconds Captain - 1956

Centerman who joined the Demons in 1955 after beginning the pre-season with North Melbourne, but did not play a senior game after returning to the amateurs despite making the final list.

He again missed out in 1956, but was one of the better players in that year's Reserves Grand Final.

As an amateur Collopy was selected to play for the combined VFA/VFL team in the Melbourne Olympic demonstration of Australian Rules Football. He was joined by teammate Denis Cordner.

Assigned number 23 in both 1955 and 1956.

Notes
Shown as being 22-years-old in 1956

Football Record R1 1955 says he was from University Blues, and in 1956 was shown as from Xavier College

Media
"Decision tonight for North Stars" - The Age 01/03/1955
"McMahen ready for season with Melb" - The Age 02/03/1956

Links
Australian Football at the 1956 Summer Olympics

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