Keith Cook

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Keith Cook
Personal information
Full name Keith Eric Cook
Date of birth (1922-12-04)4 December 1922
Place of birth Croydon, Victoria
Date of death 16 May 1971(1971-05-16) (aged 48)
Original team(s) Croydon Football Club
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1944–1946 Richmond 26 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1946.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Keith Eric Cook (4 December 1922 – 16 May 1971) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Richmond in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Cook was Richmond's reserve in the 1944 VFL Grand Final and replaced injured player Les Jones at half-time.[1][2] Also in the team that day was Fred Cook, his identical twin brother.[3]

In 1947, Cook was cleared to Camberwell.[4]

He served with the Royal Australian Air Force in World War II.[5]


  1. ^ "AFL Tables: Keith Cook". 
  2. ^ The Argus,"Oppy Reported", 2 October 1944, p. 12
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  4. ^ The Argus,"McIndoe (Brighton) In Clearance Tangle", 7 April 1947, p. 12
  5. ^ "WW2 Nominal Roll: Keith Eric Cook". Government of Australia. 

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