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Eric Roscoe

Image DOB: 28 December 1922
Died: 11 May 2000

Debut: Round 1, 1948 against Essendon at MCG
Last Game: Round 5, 1949 against North Melbourne at MCG

From: Shepparton

Number: 14 1948-1949

Games: 17
Goals: 11
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
90852.94

The captain of Shepparton was recruited after winning the Best and Fairest award in the Central Goulburn Valley League.

The short, solidly built rover played 12 games in his debut season. Originally on a two match permit, he played in the opening two games of the season. Two days after his second match he played another game for Shepparton, and was then cleared to the Demons as suitable employment had been found. He played the last three of the home and away series then missed the finals.

Roscoe started 1949 in the first team and played the first five games of the year - however the defending premiers were poor and only won one game out of five. Roscoe was dropped and never appeared in the seniors again.

Captain/coach of Caulfield in 1951.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1948 12110
1949 500

Notes
Likely joined Fairfield in 1950.

Media
Age - 07/10/1947
Sporting Globe - 10/04/1948
Shepparton Advertiser - 13/04/1948
Shepparton Advertiser - 27/04/1948
Shepparton Advertiser - 30/04/1948
Shepparton Advertiser - 07/05/1948
Argus - 13/06/1951

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

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