Joe Poulter

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Joe Poulter
Personal information
Full name Joe R. Poulter
Date of birth (1902-03-27)27 March 1902
Date of death 28 March 1947(1947-03-28) (aged 45)
Original team(s) Clifton Hill Police
Height / weight 188 cm / 86 kg
Position(s) Ruckman
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1923–1928 Collingwood 083 (31)
1928–29, 1931 South Melbourne 037 (23)
Total 120 (54)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1931.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Joe Poulter (27 March 1902 - 28 March 1947)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood and South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

A regular in the Collingwood side of the 1920s, Poulter was a member of their 1927 premiership team and also played in a losing Grand Final in 1926. He finished his career at South Melbourne, whom he crossed to during the 1928 season. In 1930, before returning to South Melbourne for one final season, Poulter had a stint as captain-coach of Brighton. His son Ray was a successful forward for Richmond.


  1. ^ "Joe Poulter". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 7 September 2014. 
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

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