Brian Backhouse

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Brian Backhouse
Personal information
Full name Brian Backhouse
Date of birth (1948-05-07)7 May 1948
Date of death 13 September 2003(2003-09-13) (aged 55)
Original team Colac Imperials
Height/Weight 177 cm / 73 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1968 North Melbourne 6 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1968 season.

Brian Backhouse (7 May 1948 - 13 September 2003)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Backhouse, a rover, was recruited from Colac Imperials.[2] He made six league appearances for North Melbourne, all in the 1968 VFL season.[3] At the end of the year he was delisted by North Melbourne and later played at Waverley.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7. 
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  3. ^ AFL Tables: Brian Backhouse
  4. ^ The Age,"Clean-out at North - sack for 12 on senior list", 17 December 1968, p. 11
  5. ^ The Age,"Late injuries hit Port for big game", 7 August 1970, p. 18