Tom Reynolds (footballer)

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Tom Reynolds
Personal information
Date of birth (1916-11-21)21 November 1916
Date of death 8 November 2002(2002-11-08) (aged 85)
Original team Flemington-Kensington
Height/Weight 180 cm / 85 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1937-1944
1945
Total -
Essendon
St Kilda
109 (361)
004 00(8)
113 (369)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1945 season.
Career highlights

Tom Reynolds (21 November 1916 - 8 November 2002), the brother of three times Brownlow Medal winner Dick Reynolds and cousin of Richmond champion player and coach Max Oppy, was an Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon in the VFL.

Reynolds was a forward and passed 50 goals in a season on 4 occasions, topping Essendon's goalkicking each time.

His best effort was a tally of 71 goals in 1939 which included a haul of 10 in a game against Hawthorn.

His end of season tally was a club record until passed by John Coleman a decade later.

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