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Richie Emselle

Image DOB: 24 September 1917
Died: 16 January 1992

Debut: Round 2, 1937 against Essendon at Windy Hill
Last Game: Round 10, 1943 against Essendon at Windy Hill

From: Northcote Church of Christ

Number: 9 1937-1943

Honours:
Seconds premiership player - 1935
Premiership player - 1939, 1940, 1941

Games: 92
Goals: 7
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
6502770.65

Promoted from the Seconds at the start of 1937, Emselle played three games in his first season but was one of the side's best in that year's seconds campaign. In 1938 he played 14, and by the end of 1939 was a premiership player and one of the best in the 1939 Grand Final triumph.

He served in the Army in 1941 but was able to play 20 games for the season. Emselle retired at the end of 1943 after suffering persistent knee trouble.

His son Ken played 97 games between 1962 and 1969.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1937 300
1938 1430
1939 1705
1940 2113
1941 2013
1942 1320
1943 400


Lists
Family
Players who served during war

Media
The Argus - 05/04/1937
Sporting Globe - 27/04/1940

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 01 November 2015 16:55:00 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 16)

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