Larry Donohue

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Larry Donohue
Personal information
Full name Larry Donohue
Nickname(s) Bear
Date of birth (1955-04-22) 22 April 1955 (age 59)
Original team Thomson
Height/Weight 196 cm / 97 kg
Position(s) Full-forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1973–1980 Geelong 105 (339)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
Victoria ? (?)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1980 season.
Career highlights

Larry Donohue (born 22 April 1955) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Geelong Football Club from 1973 to 1980, playing 105 games kicking 339 goals. He was recruited from the Thomson Football Club. He won the Coleman Medal in 1976 after kicking 99 goals.[1] Donohue kicked 95 goals in 1978 and headed the Cats goalkicking from 1975–78. Donohue moved to Fitzroy but never played senior football with the Lions retiring because of injuries. Donohue later coached locally in Geelong at Thomson and Newcomb guiding the Dinosaurs to the 1988 Bellarine Football League premiership.

VFL Statistics[edit]

[2]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Led the league for the Season only*
Led the league after finals only*
Led the league after Season and Finals*

*10 games required to be eligible.

Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
1973 Geelong 23 6 5 2 42 10 52 22 - 0.8 0.3 7.0 1.7 8.7 3.7 -
1974 Geelong 23 2 2 2 11 1 12 2 - 1.0 1.0 5.5 0.5 6.0 1.0 -
1975 Geelong 23 14 29 11 123 67 190 79 - 2.1 0.8 8.8 4.8 13.6 5.6 -
1976 Geelong 23 24 105 63 216 31 247 150 - 4.4 2.6 9.0 1.3 10.3 6.3 -
1977 Geelong 23 21 63 35 180 35 215 119 - 3.0 1.8 8.6 1.7 10.2 5.7 -
1978 Geelong 23 23 95 50 195 44 239 136 - 4.1 2.3 8.5 1.9 10.4 5.9 -
1979 Geelong 23 11 37 23 80 25 105 59 - 3.4 2.1 7.3 2.3 9.5 5.4 -
1980 Geelong 23 4 3 5 10 4 14 7 - 0.8 1.3 2.5 1.0 3.5 1.8 -
Career 105 339 191 857 217 1074 574 - 3.2 1.9 8.2 2.1 10.2 5.5 -

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2003). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (5th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 187. ISBN 1-74095-032-1.
  2. ^ Larry Donohue's player profile at AFL Tables

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