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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: Camberwell

Number: 23 1949-1950

Honours:
Life Member - 1965

Games: 30
Goals: 6
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
220873.33


Promoted from the Thirds at the start of 1949, Carlon played 30 games over two seasons. 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
Some sources say he was promoted from the thirds in 1949 but this would have made him 26.

Media
The Argus - 01/05/1947
The Age - 05/06/1951
"Carlon to coach Tasmanian club" - Sporting Globe 03/02/1954
"Carlon on committee" - The Age 30/11/1970

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos

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