Austin Loughnan

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Austin Loughnan
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Personal information
Full nameAustin Robert Loughnan
Born(1851-06-11)11 June 1851
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Died9 October 1926(1926-10-09) (aged 75)
Cheltenham, Victoria, Australia
BattingRight-handed
BowlingRight-arm medium pace
Domestic team information
YearsTeam
1870/71–1874/75 Victoria
First-class debut24 February 1871 Victoria v  Tasmania
Last First-class 5 March 1875 Victoria v  New South Wales
Career statistics
Competition FC
Matches5
Runs scored110
Batting average 15.71
100s/50s0/0
Top score36
Balls bowled6
Wickets 0
Bowling average
5 wickets in innings 0
10 wickets in match0
Best bowling0–2
Catches/stumpings 0/–
Source: Cricinfo, 3 May 2015

Austin Robert Loughnan (15 June 1851 9 October 1926) was an Australian sportsman who played five first-class cricket matches for Victoria between 1871 and 1875 [1] and played Australian rules football for Melbourne Football Club in the Victorian Football Association (VFA).

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References

  1. "Austin Loughnan". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 3 May 2015.