Gorringe with the Cananore FC
|Full name||Horace Charles Gorringe|
|Date of birth||4 July 1895|
|Place of birth||Tasmania|
|Date of death||17 July 1994(aged 99)|
|Place of death||Cygnet, Tasmania|
|Debut||25 April 1914 , Cananore
vs. North Hobart, at TCA Ground
Horace Charles "Horrie" Gorringe was a Tasmanian Australian rules football player, considered one of the greatest Australian rules football rovers in the game's history. Horrie Gorringe was born on 4 July 1895 and died on 17 July 1994, aged 99.
Gorringe played for the Cananore club in the Tasmanian Football League between the years 1914 and 1930. He was Club Champion in 1928, winning the Most Consistent award. He played numerous matches at representative level for both the league and the state.
The "Horrie Gorringe Medal" was between 2002 and 2005 a brief replacement of the William Leitch Medal for the best and fairest footballer in Tasmania. Gorringe was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 2011; he was the first and, as of 2014, only player who played his entire career in Tasmania to have been inducted.
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- The Mercury (Tasmania), 27 April 1914
- "Australian Football - The Companion to Tasmanian History". University of Tasmania __Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies. Retrieved 2009-11-14.
- "Horrie Gorringe (Cananore)". www.fullpointsfooty.net. Retrieved 2009-11-14.
- "Headstone of Horace Charles (Horrie) GORRINGE". State Library of Tasmania. Retrieved 2009-11-14.
- The Mercury, 22 October 1928
- "GLOSSARY". www.fullpointsfooty.net. Retrieved 2009-11-14.
- Seewang, Niall (9 June 2011). "Profile of Horrie Gorringe". Australian Football League. Retrieved 9 June 2011.
- "The Australian Football Hall of Fame Players Inducted". Australian Football League. Retrieved 9 October 2014.
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