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Roy Dowsing

Image DOB: 23 October 1915
Died: 13 December 1973

Debut: Round 14, 1939 against St. Kilda at Junction Oval
Last Game: Round 18, 1946 against Fitzroy at Brunswick Street

From: Hawksburn State School/South Camberwell

Number: 2 1939-1946

Honours:
Life Member - 1949

Games: 105
Goals: 45
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
5804755.23

The son of former South Melbourne player Alf, Dowsing was runner-up in the 1945 Best and Fairest, Dowsing remained on the playing list in 1947 but officially retired midway through the year and was appointed metropolitan recruiting organiser.

Later served as assistant secretary in 1951

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1939 210
1940 11150
1941 15160
1942 1520
1943 1550
1944 1460
1945 1900
1946 1407
Tribunal Record
MatchChargeSanction
Round 16, 1944 Striking Not Guilty


Lists
Family at other clubs

Notes
Some sources list him as being from Burwood United

Media
The Age - 03/04/1939
Sporting Globe - 02/08/1939
"Melbourne predict good year" - 07/02/1946
Football Record R11 1947
"Officials deny rift at Melbourne" - The Argus 27/06/1951

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos

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