Mel Morris

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Mel Morris
Personal information
Date of birth (1895-06-08)8 June 1895
Date of death 3 May 1956(1956-05-03) (aged 60)
Original team(s) Wesley College/Elsternwick FC
Height / weight 178cm / 76kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1921–1926 Richmond 89 (148)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1926 Richmond 18 (9–9–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1926.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Mel Morris (8 June 1895 – 3 May 1956) was an Australian rules footballer who played in the VFL between 1921 and 1926 for the Richmond Football Club. He was Captain/Coach of Richmond for the 1926 season.

Morris was also a pioneer football commentator with the Australian Broadcasting Company and later the Australian Broadcasting Commission.


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