Bill Perkins (Australian rules footballer)
|Full name||William J. Perkins|
|Date of birth||10 February 1920|
|Place of birth||England|
|Date of death||30 May 2009(aged 89)|
|Original team(s)||Noble Park (DDA)|
|Height / weight||185cm / 82.5kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1949.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Born in England, Perkins was recruited from Dandenong District Association club Noble Park and made his senior Victorian Football League (VFL) debut in 1940. Playing as a defender, Perkins also represented Victoria in interstate football and retired after the 1949 VFL season. He later coached Brighton Football Club in the Victorian Football Association (VFA).
Perkins died on 29 May 2009, aged 89. Prior to his death, his was the last surviving player of the 1943 Premiership side.
- Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
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