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Lou Reiffel

Image DOB: 5 November 1910
Died: 16 November 1977

Debut: Round 1, 1936 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval
Last MFC Game: Round 1, 1939 against Richmond at MCG

From: Ballarat Imperials

Number: 2 1936-1939

Games: 35 (64 total)
Goals: 73 (128 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
2201362.85


Guy "Lou" Reiffel was cleared from Ballarat Imperials in the week before the 1936 season began. He had won two premierships with the club before joining the Demons where he stayed for four years. He had initially been considered too small for league football by scouts from most teams.

He kicked a career high eight goals came in the Round 16, 1937 victory over Collingwood. When he left Melbourne after finding his opportunities limited in 1939 he was sought by a number of VFA clubs before joining South Melbourne. He played 29 games at South after joining them midway through 1939. He was their leading goalscorer in 1940.

His son Ron played six games for Richmond in 1951/1952, and grandson Paul was an Australian international cricketer.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1936 16312
1937 8220
1938 10180
1939 120

Notes
Also shown as R. Reiffel in some reports.

Lists
Family at other clubs
South Melbourne
Two clubs in the same season

Media
Age - 07/06/1939
Argus - 08/06/1939
Sporting Globe - 21/06/1939

Links
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 16 March 2018 23:12:55 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 18)

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