Mick Erwin

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Mick Erwin
Personal information
Date of birth (1943-06-06) 6 June 1943 (age 79)
Original team(s) West Heidelberg YCW
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 85.5 kg (188 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1962–1965 Collingwood 29 0(4)
1965–1968 Richmond 33 (37)
Total 62 (41)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1982 Collingwood 12 (3–9–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1968.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Michael Erwin (born 6 June 1943) is a former Australian rules football player who played in the VFL between 1962 and 1964 for the Collingwood Football Club and from 1965 to 1968 for the Richmond Football Club.

Erwin crossed to Coburg in the VFA during the 1968 season and was captain/coach from 1969 to 1972, leading the Lions to the 1970 2nd Division premiership. He played in the Port Melbourne 1974 VFA premiership side and went on to coach Prahran to the 1978 VFA premiership. He commenced the 1982 season as reserves coach at Collingwood before taking over as senior coach from Tom Hafey after he was sacked in the middle of the 1982 season. He coached the Magpies for the final twelve games of the 1982 season. Erwin, however was not retained as Collingwood Football Club senior coach at the end of the 1982 season and was replaced by John Cahill as Collingwood Football Club senior coach.


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

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