Ray Steele

DOB: 19 May 1917
Died: 22 November 1993

From: Scotch College/University Blacks

Games: 0 (42 total)
Goals: 0 (1 total)
Career statistics

1940 pre-season full-back who had been the 1939 captain of Uni Blacks and the Victorian amateur representative team. He opted to sign for Richmond instead, though Hawthorn also tried to claim him as he'd lived in their zone two years earlier and trained at Glenferrie Oval.

Went on to play 42 games for Richmond between 1940 and 1943, appearing in a premiership in his last year. During this time he served in the army, and in 1942 he trained with Melbourne again before returning to the Tigers.

Also a district cricket player for University and Hawthorn-Malvern. He later served as president of the Victorian Cricket Association and Treasurer of the Australian Cricket Board.

His grandson Stuart played with Richmond in 1993.

Also shown as Roy Steele

Other Players

Herald - 29/03/1940
Argus - 01/04/1940
Herald - 10/04/1940
Sporting Globe - 24/04/1940
Argus - 22/07/1942

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