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Ken Carlon

Image DOB: 5 October 1923
Died: 5 January 2004

Debut: Round 3, 1949 against Footscray at MCG
Last Game: Semi Final 1950 against Geelong at MCG

From: Greensborough/Camberwell

Number: 23 1949-1950

Honours:
Life Member - 1965

Games: 30
Goals: 6
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
220873.33

After first training with the club in the 1946 pre-season, Carlon made his senior debut three years later and played 30 games over two seasons. in 1950 he was 19th man 11 times. He then captained the Seconds in 1951 and 1952 without playing another senior game. During 1951 several VFA clubs sought he signature but he stayed at Melbourne.

In 1953 he coached Rennie in the NSW Coreena League and in 1954 was in charge of Cornwall in Tasmania.

Carlon later returned to the club as a recruiting officer. He was appointed to the committee in November 1970 to replace Brian Dixon who was leaving to coach North Melbourne and remained on the committee until resigning in 1979.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1949 1640
1950 1420

Lists
Directors
VFA

Notes
Probably the Ken Carlon who played for Greensborough in 1939

Media
Argus - 20/03/1946
Argus - 01/05/1947
Herald - 09/08/1951
Age - 05/06/1951
Sporting Globe - 03/02/1954
Age - 30/11/1970

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

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