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Roy McKay

DOB: 25 March 1909
Died: 1998

Honours:
Seconds premiership coach - 1956
Life Member - 1959

After 101 games with Footscray between 1930 and 1935, McKay joined Brunswick as playing coach from 1936 to 1940. There he won a VFA premiership in 1938 and made two other grand finals before joining Melbourne as Seconds coach from 1945 to 1947.

In 1948 he move to coaching the Thirds, remaining in charge through 1956. Seconds coach from 1956 to 1958 and again in both 1962 and then from 1964 to 1966. He was also the inaugural coach of the Fourths in 1953.

His nephew Ken played for the Thirds in the early 1950s while he was coach, and his son Noel played Seconds in 1957 and 1958.

Lists
Fourths coaches
Life Members
Reserves coaches
Thirds coaches

Notes
Some source show him as Reserves coach in 1963 but Football Record shows Gordon Ogden

Media
Argus 17/05/1945
Argus - 10/03/1948
Argus - 08/04/1953

Links
Australian Football profile
Career Statistics (AFL Tables)
Wikipedia profile

Created by supermercado. Last Modification: Saturday 23 June 2018 22:16:27 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 19)

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