Phil Manning (footballer)

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Phil Manning
Personal information
Full name Phillip Charles Manning
Date of birth (1906-10-09)9 October 1906
Place of birth Buln Buln, Victoria
Date of death 4 November 1930(1930-11-04) (aged 24)
Place of death Melbourne, Victoria
Original team(s) Mentone
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1927 Hawthorn 2 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1927.

Phillip Charles Manning (9 October 1906 – 4 November 1930) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Hawthorn in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Manning, a student of Xavier College, came to Hawthorn from Mentone.[1] He played in the final two rounds of the 1927 VFL season, against Melbourne and Richmond.[2]

On 4 November 1930, Manning was the passenger of a motor cycle which struck a parked wagon on Balcombe Road in Mentone. He was admitted to Alfred Hospital with a fractured skull and died later that day.[3]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  2. ^ AFL Tables: Phil Manning
  3. ^ The Age,"Two Cyclists Killed", 5 November 1930, p. 6