Doug Palmer

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Doug Palmer
Personal information
Date of birth 23 June 1930
Date of death 23 November 1992(1992-11-23) (aged 62)
Place of death Shepparton, Victoria
Original team(s) Eaglehawk
Height 175 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1952–1954 Geelong 57 (11)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1954.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Doug Palmer (23 June 1930 – 23 November 1992) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the early 1950s.

Palmer could play as both a centreman and half back flanker. He was a midfielder in Geelong's 1952 premiership side and also played in their losing Grand Final team the following season. Palmer was a good wet weather player.


  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

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