Kevin O'Neill (Australian footballer)
|Edward Kevin O'Neill|
|Full name||Edward Kevin O'Neill|
|Date of birth||20 March 1908|
|Date of death||12 July 1985(aged 77)|
|Original team(s)||Echuca/St Mary's, (Echuca)|
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||79 kg (174 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1941.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
The son of a former Richmond player from its days in the VFA, O'Neill was a member of the Tigers' legendary "Three Musketeers" backline of Bolger, Sheahan and O'Neill. He played in four straight senior Grand Finals from 1931 to 1934, winning the premiership in 1932 and 1934. He also played in Richmond's losing Grand Final side of 1940.
He returned to the Tigers briefly in 1944 as Captain/Coach of the Seconds side.
- Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
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