Geoff Williams (footballer)

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Geoff Williams
Personal information
Date of birth (1930-11-18) 18 November 1930 (age 86)
Original team(s) Warragul
Height / weight 183 cm, 83 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1952–1959 Geelong 121 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1959.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Geoffrey Howard Williams OAM (born 18 November 1930) is a former Australian rules footballer for Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

A half-bank flanker, he played in Geelong's 1952 premiership team and won the club's best and fairest award in 1952 and 1955.

He and his wife Joan had four children.[1] He was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the 2016 Australia Day honours for services "to Australian rules football, and to the community of Geelong".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Danny Lannen, "Cats legend with lifetime of goals", Geelong News, 27 January 2016, p. 4.
  2. ^ "WILLIAMS, Geoffrey Howard". It's an honour. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 

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