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Colin Love

Image DOB: 9 June 1929

Debut: Round 16, 1949 against North Melbourne at Arden Street
Last Game: Round 4, 1952 against Footscray at Western Oval

From: Healesville

Number: 19 1949-1952

Honours
Seconds Premiership Player 1949

Games: 16
Goals: 13
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
501131.25

A prolific goalkicker in the Yarra Valley League, Love kicked more than 100 goals in 1947 and had a chance to win the Grand Final but missed a kick after the siren.

Never more than a fringe player in four years with the Demons he was cleared to VFA side Box Hill at the second attempt in June 1952. Brunswick had attempted to sign him at the start of the season. He captain-coached the Mustangs from 1955 and played representative football for the VFA in 1957 and 1958.

In 1959 he took over as coach of Ringwood and led them to a premiership.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1949 480
1950 200
1951 650
1952 400

Notes
Some sources say he was recruited from Lilydale

Media
The Argus - 18/10/1947
The Age - 02/05/1951
The Age - 12/06/1952

Links
Boyles Football Photos
VFA Project profile
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 06 February 2018 23:03:36 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 22)

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