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Leo Little

DOB: 22 February 1892
Died: 19 November 1956

MFC Debut: Round 8, 1919 against Geelong at MCG
Last Game: Round 18, 1920 against Geelong at MCG

From: St Patrick's Ballarat/Port Melbourne/University

Number: 13 1919, 3 1920

Games: 12 (46 total)
Goals: 4 (24 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
201016.66

The country recruit, law student and former Australian handball champion played one VFA game for Port Melbourne in 1911 before moving to the VFL to join University. He left the club in 1913 and missed the war years working for the Home Affairs Department in Canberra and serving in Europe as both a soldier and a pilot. In 1916 he played in a services game in London.

With the war over Little returned to VFL football to join Melbourne in their winless 1919 campaign, and though he only appeared in two victories during 1920 it was one more than the wins he'd enjoyed in his 34 matches with the Students.

He eventually rose to become a crown prosecutor and well known legal figure in Victoria.

YearGamesGoals
1919 61
1920 63

Lists
Players without photos
University
VFA

Media
Independent - 07/04/1917
Football Record R8 1940
"Mr. Little, 64, dies" - The Argus 20/11/1956

Links
Australian Football profile
Pioneer Exhibition Game in London - Wikipedia
War record
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 14 July 2017 13:15:57 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 15)

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