|Full name||George Eugene Palmer|
22 February 1859|
Mulwala, New South Wales
|Died||22 August 1910
|Batting style||Right-hand bat|
|Bowling style||Right-arm offbreak|
"Joey" Palmer had an intense career, His Test career was short in years but he toured England 4 times and at his peak he was considered a top medium pace spinner. Palmer had a particular love for the SCG, where his best Test bowling of 7-65 occurred.
After returning from the 1886 tour to England he damaged his knee and never played Test cricket again but came to play first class cricket in Australia until the end of 1896/97.
- Atkinson, p. 180.
- Atkinson, G. (1982) Everything you ever wanted to know about Australian rules football but couldn't be bothered asking, The Five Mile Press: Melbourne. ISBN 0 86788 009 0.
- Cricinfo article on Joey Palmer
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