Maurie Hunter

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Maurie Hunter
Personal information
Date of birth (1904-03-05)5 March 1904
Date of death 31 October 1987(1987-10-31) (aged 83)
Original team(s) St Patrick's, Albury
Height / weight 180 cm / 72.5 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1929–1933 Richmond 81 (159)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1933.
Career highlights
  • Richmond captain, 1931
  • Richmond premiership player, 1932
  • Richmond best and fairest, 1933
  • Interstate games: 4
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Maurie Hunter (5 March 1904 – 31 October 1987)[1] was an Australian rules football player who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL) between 1929 and 1933 for the Richmond Football Club.

Prior to joining Richmond he played in four premiership teams with St Patrick's of Albury (NSW) between 1923 and 1928. In 1928 he kicked 19 goals in a semi-final against Wangaratta in the Ovens & Murray Football League.[2]

He left St Patricks in 1929 for Richmond, two years later the Tigers made him captain. He was a premiership player in 1932 and the clubs best and fairest in 1933. In 1934 he played for Camberwell in the VFA.

He later coached the Richmond YCW Under 16 team to six premierships between 1940 and 1950.

References[edit]

  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996

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