Les Rippon

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Les Rippon
Les Rippon (before 1902).jpg
Personal information
Full name Leslie Herbert Rippon
Date of birth (1875-12-30)30 December 1875
Date of death 27 September 1949(1949-09-27) (aged 73)
Original team(s) Caulfield juniors[1]
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1898–1902 Melbourne 55 (6)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1902.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Leslie Herbert "Les" Rippon (30 December 1875 – 27 September 1949) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Melbourne Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He became one of the club's first premiership players, playing in the 1900 VFL Grand Final, under the captaincy of Dick Wardill. Rippon made his debut against Essendon in round 1 of the 1898 VFL season, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.[2]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  2. ^ "Heritage Numbers – 0 – 500". Melbourne Football Club. Archived from the original on 15 August 2012. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 

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