Dick Grigg

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Dick Grigg
Personal information
Date of birth 8 June 1885
Date of death 12 November 1972(1972-11-12) (aged 87)
Place of death Geelong, Victoria
Original team(s) Drysdale
Debut Round 1, 7 May 1904, Geelong
vs. Collingwood, at Victoria Park
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1904–14; 1921 Geelong 194 (64)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1921.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Richard "Dick" Randolph Grigg (8 June 1885 – 12 November 1972) was an Australian rules footballer for the Geelong Football Club in the Victorian Football League, now Australian Football League. He was named in Geelong's Team of the Century, won the Geelong Best and Fairest award four times (1910, 1911, 1912 and 1914)[1] and in 2007 was elevated to legend status in the Geelong Hall of Fame.[2] He represented Victoria in interstate matches on nine occasions.[3] Grigg was a brilliant utility who was skilled in all facets of the game, he was a brilliant high mark and possessed fine anticipation, great style and plenty of dash. He was regarded as one of the VFL's most accomplished and fairest players. Grigg played 130 consecutive matches between 1904 - 14 a Geelong record. After seven years out of VFL circles he made a brief comeback to play the final two matches of 1921, at the age of 35. Captain of 2 matches.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oates, Stacey (27 January 2015). "New discovery places Grigg on top". 
  2. ^ Shields, Jason (2 July 2007). "Cats honour past legends". Archived from the original on 13 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 249. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.

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