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Ed Burston

Image DOB: 19 January 1944

Debut: Round 1, 1966 against St. Kilda at MCG
Last Game: Round 17, 1966 against Collingwood at MCG

From: University Blacks

Number: 21 1966

Games: 8
Goals: 13
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
20625.00

Champion amateur player who was heavily sought by the Demons in 1965. He had been invited to train with them in 1964 but declined. In 1965 he played pre-season games and was a certainty to make the senior list but when offered the chance to make his senior debut he chose to stay with Uni Blacks. In the 1966 pre-season he unexpectedly returned from several months overseas to train, ultimately signing for the Demons after impressing in practice games.

Kicked six goals against Hawthorn in his sixth game but played just two more matches. His inability to make training because of commitments in the country as a research officer with ICI concerned the club and he only played one season of senior football.

Despite offers from a number of clubs to train with them in the 1967 pre-season he rejected them and stayed out of league football.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1966 8 13 0

Notes
Returned to the Amateurs, probably to Uni Blacks.

Media
[https://news.google.com.au/newspapers?id=GzpVAAAAIBAJ&sjid=ZpUDAAAAIBAJ&pg=6853%2C887114
Age - 07/04/1965
Age - 23/06/1965
Age - 13/04/1966
Age - 18/04/1966
Age - 25/05/1966
Football Record R7 1967

Links
Australian Football profile
Wikipedia profile

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