Bob Furler

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Bob Furler
Personal information
Full name Bobbie Mortimer Furler
Date of birth 28 June 1918
Date of death 13 August 1998(1998-08-13) (aged 80)
Height / weight 175 cm / 83 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1938–40 North Adelaide 26 (?)
1945 Hawthorn 06 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1945.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Bobbie Mortimer Furler[1] (28 June 1918 – 13 August 1998)[2] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Hawthorn in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Furler, who was a nephew of North Adelaide champion Percy Furler started his career in South Australia, playing at North Adelaide where he won the Most Consistent player trophy in 1940.[3] After a few years service in the RAAF and the Australian Army, he played with Hawthorn. Furler's next port of call was CANFL club Ainslie in Canberra. He captain-coached Ainslie to the premiership in 1947. He represented the territory at the 1947 Hobart Carnival, in section two, and shared the Tassie Medal with Les McClements.


  2. ^ "Bob Furler – Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 13 January 2015. 
  3. ^ "North Adelaide Football Club.". The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954). Adelaide, SA: National Library of Australia. 11 February 1941. p. 5. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 

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