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Ralph Shalless

Image DOB: 28 January 1923
Died: 27 October 2006

Debut: Round 14, 1943 against Fitzroy at Brunswick Street
Last MFC Game: Round 5, 1946 against Footscray at Punt Road

From: ?

Number: 27 1943, 26 1946

Games: 4 (21 total)
Goals: 3 (6 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
10325.00

A Seconds player in 1940 and 1941, the half-forward/winger made his league debute in 1943. He missed the next two seasons, then served as Seconds vice-captain in 1946. He returned for one more game as a defender that year.

He captain/coached the University Mildura side in 1947 and won the Mildura League's best and fairest, then crossed to Hawthorn in 1948 and 1949. Seven games into his second year he joined VFA side Brighton, then transferred to Morwell in 1950.

Served in the RAAF during World War II.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1943 330
1946 100

Lists
Hawthorn
Players who served during war
VFA

Notes
Other sources suggest he was captain of the Seconds in 1946.

Media
Age - 05/07/1940
Australasian - 24/06/1944
Argus - 17/05/1946
Argus - 28/04/1947
Argus - 18/08/1947
Sporting Globe - 10/03/1948
Argus - 18/05/1950

Links
Boyles Football Photos
Hawk Headquarters profile
VFA Project profile
Wikipedia profile

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