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Col Galbraith

DOB: 3 April 1920
Died: 8 August 1986

Debut: Round 1, 1944 against Richmond at Punt Road
Last Game: Round 4, 1944 against Geelong at Kardinia Park

From: University Blacks/Richmond

Number: 27 1944

Games: 4
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
10325.00

Former University cricketer and practicing doctor who was recruited by Richmond after spending 1939 and 1940 with University Blacks. The Tigers swapped him to the Demons without playing a game and got Bill Morris in return.

Morris went on to win the 1948 Brownlow Medal, while Galbraith was forced to retire after just four games when he suffered a knee injury.

Became Melbourne's Honorary Medical Officer/Club Doctor from 1965 to 1969.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1944 400

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Notes
Newspaper reports from the time describe him retiring to concentrate on his medical practice after suffering a broken foot. He is also referred to as suffering a 'broken bone' in this article

Media
The Argus - 18/06/1942
The Argus - 28/06/1944
"Being Red and Blue" melbournefc.com.au

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