Don Condon

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Don Condon
Personal information
Date of birth 12 March 1923
Date of death 15 February 1996(1996-02-15) (aged 72)
Original team(s) Brighton (VFA)
Height/Weight 1.71 m (5 ft 7 in), 66 kg (146 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1944–1951 North Melbourne 131 (218)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1951.
Career highlights

Don Condon (12 March 1923 – 15 February 1996)[1] was an Australian rules footballer in the Victorian Football League, (VFL).

Condon began his senior career in the throw-pass era Victorian Football Association with Brighton, playing there in 1941 and kicking 55 goals. The VFA went into recess in 1942, and in 1944 Condon joined the VFL, trialling unsuccessfully with Essendon before joining North Melbourne. He played with North Melbourne for just over seven years from 1944 until May 1951, and won the Syd Barker Medal as North Melbourne Football Club's best player in 1946.[2] He returned to Brighton in May 1951 and played out the rest of the season there.[3]

He was life member of the North Melbourne Football Club.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Don Condon - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 
  2. ^ North to alter constitution (8 Nov 1946); The Age
  3. ^ Marc Fiddian (2003), The Best of Football Trivia, Hastings, VIC: Galaxy Print and Design, p. 38 
  4. ^ List of life members

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