Colin Bradley

DOB: 2 March 1921
Died: 6 September 2013

Debut: Round 12, 1942 against Essendon at Punt Road
Last Game: Round 6, 1944 against Collingwood at Victoria Park

From: Preston

Number: 29 (1942), 15 (1943-1944)

Life Member - 1982

Games: 16
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

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Despite an unspectacular three year career as a key position defender during World War II, Bradley made his mark on the club off-the field.

Returned to Preston in 1945, then played with VFA side Brunswick from 1947 to 1949.

Bradley was Reserves runner in 1964, Reserves timekeeper in 1965, as a recruiter from 1966 to 1968 and on the Reserves Committee betweeen 1969 and 1980 when he became the Assistant Reserves Team Manager. In 1982 he was named a life member of the club.

In 1992, Bradley was President of the MFC Former Players and Officials Association.

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Life Members
Players without photos

Some sources list his origin as Northcote District. May have played there before Preston.

Argus 28/05/1942, 02/07/1942
Age - [https://trove.nla.gov.au/newspaper/article/206857306|14/03/1945
Teamworks - Winter 1992

Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
VFA Project profile
Wikipedia profile

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