Greg Parke (footballer)

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Greg Parke
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-04-18) 18 April 1948 (age 69)
Original team(s) Bentleigh
Height / weight 185 cm / 85 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1968–1973
1974–1975
1976
1977
VFL Total -
Melbourne
Footscray
Norwood
Fitzroy
119 (169)
037 0(56)

015 0(17)
Total 171 (242)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1977.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Greg Parke (born 18 April 1948) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne, Footscray and Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Parke made his VFL debut in 1968 with Melbourne and finished the season with more Brownlow Medal votes then any other Melbourne player. He played most of his football at centre half forward and in 1970 took 238 marks, the most in the league that season. His best year in front of goal came in 1972 when he topped Melbourne's goalkicking with 63 goals. In 1974 he crossed to Footscray where he played two seasons before finishing his career with one year stints at Norwood in the South Australian National Football League and Fitzroy.

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