DOB: 1 August 1927
Debut: Round 10, 1948 against Hawthorn at MCG
Last MFC Game: Round 12, 1950 against Carlton at Princes Park
From: South Yarra YCW
Number: 17 1948, 28 1950
Games: 7 (17 games)
Goals: 1 (2 total)
Follower who first trained with the Demons before the 1945 season, then appeared as a Seconds player in 1946 before making his senior debut two years later. After five consecutive games in his rookie year he suffered a knee injury in a tour match which put him out for the rest of the year.
He didn't play a game in all of 1949 before returning for two in 1950, not playing another game after another knee injury in a tour match in July.
Lourey moved to Fitzroy in 1951 and played ten games there over the next two seasons, before being cleared to Prahran in June 1952. He had earlier been linked with Prahran in June 1950.
He returned to Melbourne to train in the 1953 pre-season, but did not play another VFL game and stayed at Prahran through 1954.
Possibly originally from the Mudgee area of NSW. May have played for Prahran in 1953. Name misspelled as 'Yourey' in some 1950 Seconds team lists.
Argus - 08/03/1945
Shepparton Advertiser - 03/08/1948
Herald - 08/06/1950
Mercury - 31/07/1950
Argus - 19/04/1951
Age - 12/06/1952
Argus - 06/05/1953
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