DOB: 10 July 1916
Died: 26 August 1993
From: Xavier College/Old Xavierians
Promoted from the Seconds to the senior list at the start of 1938, Maher played 24 senior games and won a Seconds premiership before serving in the RAAF during World War II where he rose to the rank of flight-lieutenant.
Despite announcing his retirement before the 1940 season, when he was originally going to move to Sydney, and training with two VFA clubs he returned to play the first game of the year. He attempted to win a clearance to Essendon but was denied and and stayed for six games in total.