Bill Cubbins

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Bill Cubbins
Personal information
Date of birth 4 May 1899
Date of death 3 January 1968(1968-01-03) (aged 68)
Original team(s) South St Kilda[1]
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1915, 1919–27, 1929–30 St Kilda 149 (42)
1931–32, 1934 Footscray 033 0(0)
Total 182 (42)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1930 St Kilda 18 0(8–10–0)
1931–33 Footscray 54 (32–22–0)
Total 72 (40–32–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1934.
Career highlights
  • Club captain 1921–22, 1925, 1929–30
  • St. Kilda Best & Fairest 1921, 1923, 1928–29
  • Victorian state representative six times
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

William "Bill" Cubbins (4 May 1899 – 3 January 1968)[2] was an Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Cubbins played with St Kilda as possibly the greatest full back of his time. He won a record four club best and fairest awards (equalled by Robert Harvey). Cubbins was an excellent mark and long kick.

He played for Warrnambool in 1928.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  2. ^ "Bill Cubbins - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 27 December 2014.