DOB: 1 August 1926
Died: 4 October 2017
From: Melbourne Grammar/Old Melbournians
Number: 37 1949-1953
The powerful ruckman/defender served in the Navy in World War II before joining Old Melburnians. He continued to play as an amateur in the VFL.
Woods was also known as the one of the best amateur heavyweight boxers in the country in the early 1950s, and also represented Victoria at Rugby Union
Woods retired at the end of 1952, returning for seven games in 1953. He could only play with the club until early July when he moved to England. He returned to Austrlaia in 1954, appeared in some Seconds games, then played six seasons with Rugby side Harlequins.
In 1999 he was named in the Melbourne Grammar Team of the Century.