Hugh Dunbar

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Hugh Dunbar
Hugh Dunbar (before 1928).jpg
Personal information
Full name Hugh O. Dunbar
Date of birth (1903-06-27)27 June 1903
Date of death 17 July 1985(1985-07-17) (aged 82)
Original team(s) Carlsruhe
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1922–1928 Melbourne 097 (48)
1930 St Kilda 003 0(1)
Total 100 (49)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1930.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Hugh Dunbar (27 June 1903 – 17 July 1985) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne and St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1]

Dunbar, recruited from Carlsruhe, was a ruckman, but played at centre-half back for Melbourne in their 1926 premiership team.[2] He represented Victoria in 1923, 1924 and 1926. His brothers, Edgar and Harold, also played for Melbourne.[3] He went to Brighton as playing coach in 1929 then played briefly for St Kilda in 1930, before going to the Ormond Amateurs as coach.[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ AFL Tables: Hugh Dunbar
  2. ^ Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
  4. ^ The Argus,"Dunbar to Coach Brighton", 9 February 1929, p. 22
  5. ^ "Hugh Dunbar". Demon Wiki.

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