Tom Dunne (footballer)

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Tom Dunne
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Full name Thomas James Dunne
Date of birth(1906-11-12)12 November 1906
Place of birth Charlton, Victoria
Date of death 15 February 1983(1983-02-15) (aged 76)
Place of death Bundoora, Victoria
Original team(s) Kerang
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1929–1931 Richmond 21 (1)
1932–1933 North Melbourne 08 (0)
Total29 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1933.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Thomas Dunne (12 November 1906 – 15 February 1983) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Richmond and North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Originally from Kerang, Dunne was a defender during his league career. [1] He was on a half back flank in the 1929 VFL Grand Final, which Richmond lost to Collingwood. [2] Despite not playing a game in the 1931 home and away season, he came into the side for the semi-final, replacing Maurie Sheahan at centre half-back. [3] He remained in that position for the 1931 VFL Grand Final but again finished on the losing team. [2]

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References

  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. Melbourne: BAS Publishing. ISBN   978-1-920910-78-5.
  2. 1 2 "AFL Tables: Tom Dunne". afltables.com.
  3. The Argus ,"Club Notes", 25 September 1931, p. 3