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George Moodie

Image DOB: 22 October 1872
Died: 4 June 1954

Debut: Round 1, 1897 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval
Last Game: Round 14, 1905 against Geelong at MCG

From: Brighton

Honours
Premiership Player - 1900
Victorian state representative - 3 times
Life Member - 2005

Games: 134
Goals: 29
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
6027244.77

Rover who began his career with Melbourne in the VFA in 1894 and continued with the club when they transferred to the newly created VFL. He formed part of a lethal ruck division with Vic Cumberland and rover Fred McGinis in the early VFL years and was part of the Redlegs first premiership victory.

A member of the MCG ground staff until 1914, Moodie was employed as a talent scout and a trainer in 1910. He later went on to serve as the club's doorman.

Served during World War I.

YearGamesGoals
1897 155
1898 165
1899 132
1900 184
1901 142
1902 172
1903 166
1904 173
1905 80


Lists
Players who served during war
Pre-VFL Players

Notes
May have been from Napier Imperial. May have made his VFA debut in 1895. Name spelt Moody in some sources. Described as retiring before the 1907 season though no records show him playing in 1906.

Media
"Grand football at Fitzroy" - The Argus 24/05/1897
Examiner - 07/09/1910
Winner - 29/07/1914
The Argus - 31/01/1916

Links
Australian Football profile
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 08 September 2017 16:44:05 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 22)

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