Greg Hutchison

Image DOB: 13 June 1957

Debut: Round 22, 1975 against Collingwood at Victoria Park
Last Game: Round 4, 1984 against Essendon at Waverley

From: Chelsea

Number: 52 (1975), 43 (1976-1981), 18 (1982-1984)

Reserves Premiership player - 1984
Reserves Captain - 1983 - 1984
Life Member - 1984

Games: 96
Goals: 21
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %

A hard working utility, Hutchinson played nearly 100 games for the reserves during his career, the majority and the start and end of his time with Melbourne.

Hutchison underwent an achilles operation at the end of 1982 and missed almost all of 1983, returning for the last two games of the season.

He played a single game in his final season before retiring from the senior side and captaining the reserves to a premiership.

Also played 115 Reserves games.

Hutchison turned back offers from Tasmanian, Queensland and ACT clubs to began his coaching career in 1986 with VFA side Prahran, captain/coaching them to a second division premiership in 1987 and playing representative football for the VFA the same year. He coached the Two Blues until the end of 1989 before joining Melbourne's match committee. He then coached the Dandenong Stingrays in the TAC Cup competition from 1993 to 1995.

1975 100
1976 610
1977 1210
1978 2160
1979 1030
1980 1540
1981 1620
1982 1230
1983 200
1984 110


First game as coach: Round 10, 1997 vs Richmond at MCG
Last game as coach: Round 22, 1997 vs Fremantle at MCG


Image Hutchison rejoined Melbourne as an assistant and development coach in 1996. The next year he was appointed as caretaker coach when Neale Balme was sacked during the season. He made the last four for the senior job alongside Neale Daniher, Peter Schwab and Damian Drum but lost to Daniher in a close decision.

In 2000 he joined Richmond as an assistant to Danny Frawley. Hutchison coached the Casey Demons in 2008 before becoming Football Manager at St. Kilda in 2009 when the Saints affiliation with Casey ended.

Coached Old Brighton from 2015 through 2021.

Last game of the season debuts
Life Members

Some sources list him as being from Rosebud.

Inside Football - 10/04/1986
Canberra Times - 08/05/1987
Age - 24/12/1989
Age - 07/11/1995
Berwick News - 15/11/2007
RSN.net.au - 08/04/2021

BigFooty - Reserves game list
Chelsea FC profile
VFA Project profile
Wikipedia profile

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