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Ralph Lane

Image DOB: 16 March 1930
Died: 29 May 2014

Debut: Round 10, 1951 against Geelong at MCG
Last Game: Grand Final 1956 against Collingwood at MCG

From: Frankston

Number: 15 1951, 34 1952-1956

Honours:
Premiership Player - 1956
Grand Final team - 1954
Life Member - 1989

Games: 72
Goals: 9
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
4013155.55

A half-forward/winger with good aerial skills, Lane was a mid-season signing in 1951 and made his debut two weeks later.

He was also quick, winning the 1952 Eltham Gift race.

Lane retired from VFL football at the end of 1956 to concentrate on his business interests and played for McKinnon in the Federal League from 1957 until the end of 1959.

Served as VFL Company Secretary and VFL Park Ground Manager in 1978. Appointed to the football club board by the MCC for 1985, and became a high ranking official of the VFL. In 1989 he was named a life member of the VFL.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1951 800
1952 300
1953 1320
1954 2143
1955 910
1956 1820

Lists
Administrators
Life Members
VFA

Media
Football Record R14 1967
Herald - 19/06/1951
Argus - 20/06/1951
melbournefc.com.au - 30/05/2014

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