Terry Alexander (footballer)

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Terry Alexander
Personal information
Full name Terry Alexander
Date of birth (1944-06-08)8 June 1944
Date of death 9 June 2013(2013-06-09) (aged 69)
Original team Thornbury / Preston
Height/Weight 194 cm / 92 kg
Position(s) Ruckman
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1967–1969 Collingwood 28 (11)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1969 season.

Terry Alexander (8 June 1944 - 9 June 2013)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the late 1960s.

Alexander, who was originally from Thornbury, played as a ruckman at Preston and represented the Victorian Football Association in the 1966 Hobart Carnival. He came to Collingwood in 1967, who were coming off a one point Grand Final loss the previous season. Coach Bob Rose played Alexander in the forward pocket when he wasn't doing ruck-work. His last game for Collingwood was the Magpies' 1969 preliminary final loss to Richmond.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Terry Alexander". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  • Terry Alexander's statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.