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Ray Usher

Image DOB: 16 October 1904
Died: 15 April 1964

Debut: Round 11, 1928 against Footscray at MCG
Last Game: Round 18, 1933 against Collingwood at Victoria Park

From: Coburg/Wangaratta/Eastern Suburbs (NSW)

Number: 34 1928 - 1932, 14 1933

Honours:
Victoria state player - 1929, 1931 (5 games)

Games: 82
Goals: 2
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
3624443.90

Usher started his career in Victoria, joined Wangaratta in 1925 then moved to New South Wales in 1927, where he represented the state side, before returning to play in the VFL in 1928

A wingman and occasional centreman, Usher played for Victoria five times. It was said that he "managed to play in the toughest games without his sleekly brushed hair every becoming disarranged".

In addition to his interstate appearances Usher also represented the VFL against the VFA in 1932.

After being cut by Melbourne at the end of 1933 Usher trained with Hawthorn in the 1934 pre-season but did not make their senior list. He joined Golden Point instead.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1928 1000
1929 1602
1930 1610
1931 1515
1932 1501
1933 1001

Lists
VFA

Notes
May have also played in Albury before joining Melbourne.

Media
The Argus 28/04/1927
The Argus - 02/04/1928
Football Record R10 1928
Sporting Globe - 29/01/1930
Football Record R5 1932
Football Record R1 1934

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 10 October 2015 15:51:40 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 28)

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