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Ralph Latham

Image DOB: 17 October 1924
Died: 11 June 2012

Debut: Round 3, 1945 against Collingwood at Victoria Park
Last Game: Round 20, 1945 against Fitzroy at Brunswick Street

From: West Perth/Swan Districts

Number: 8 1945

Games: 16
Goals: 11
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
501131.25

Recruited by West Perth from a club in the 'Temperance League' in 1941, half-forward William Ralph Latham played in their 1942 premiership side before crossing to Swan Districts.

In 1945 he travelled to Melbourne as a member of the RAAF and played 16 games with the Demons. He was first stationed at centre half-back, then moved forward in the same role he'd played in Western Australia. During his season in Victoria he also played games with an RAAF team, then returned to Swan Districts at the conclusion of hostilities. He appeared with them until at least 1952, though he missed the entire 1951 season.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1945 16110

Lists
Interstate recruits
WAFL

Notes
May only have played in 1952 practice games for Swan Districts.

Media
Daily News - 12/04/1941
Herald - 15/03/1945
Argus - 21/03/1945
Argus - 06/07/1945
Western Mail - 01/08/1946
West Australian - 31/03/1952

Links
Australian Rules Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 15 October 2019 15:09:03 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 14)

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