Bill Cubbins

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Bill Cubbins
Personal information
Date of birth 4 May 1899
Date of death 3 January 1968(1968-01-03) (aged 68)
Original team South St Kilda[1]
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1915, 1919–27, 1929–30
1931–32, 1934
Total -
St Kilda
Footscray
149 (42)
033 0(0)
182 (42)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1930
1931–33
Total -
St Kilda
Footscray
18 0(8-10-0)
54 (32-22-0)
72 (40-32-0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1934 season.
Career highlights
  • Club captain 1921–22, 1925, 1929–30
  • St. Kilda Best & Fairest 1921, 1923, 1928–29
  • Victorian state representative six times

William "Bill" Cubbins (4 May 1899 - 3 January 1968)[2] was an Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Cubbins played with St Kilda as possibly the greatest full back of his time. He won a record four club best and fairest awards (equalled by Robert Harvey). Cubbins was an excellent mark and long kick.

He played for Warrnambool in 1928.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  2. ^ "Bill Cubbins - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 27 December 2014.