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Herb Matthews

DOB: 2 September 1894
Died: 2 June 1964

MFC Debut: Round 1, 1919 against St. Kilda at Junction Oval
Last Game: Round 15, 1922 against Essendon at MCG

From: North Melbourne/South Melbourne/Richmond/Prahran

Number: 6 1920-1922

Games: 50 (85 total)
Goals: 24 (51 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
1413528.00

Moved from South Melbourne to Richmond after one game and added another three before the First World War put a temporarily end to his career.

Cleared from Prahran to Melbourne before the 1919 season he played in the ruck for four years before returning to South Melbourne.

In 1925 he joined Benalla as playing coach.

He played alongside his brother Norm at both Melbourne and South, also Matthews son would win a Brownlow Medal for South Melbourne and his grandson Herbie later played for Melbourne.

YearGamesGoals
1919 146
1920 154
1921 136
1922 88
Tribunal Record
MatchChargeSanction
Round 5, 1922 Elbowing 1 match

Lists
Family
Players without photos
Richmond
South Melbourne
VFA

Notes
Some sources show him from South Melbourne Juniors, not North Melbourne. Real first name started with E,

Media
Football Record 1919
The Argus - 09/03/1925

Links
Australian Football profile
Tigerland Archive profile
VFA Project profile
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 13 November 2018 01:19:02 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 20)

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