Ralph Rose (footballer)

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Ralph Rose
Personal information
Full name Ralph Rose
Date of birth 2 February 1943
Date of death 14 October 1992(1992-10-14) (aged 49)
Original team(s) Nyah West[1]
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1962–1963 Collingwood 23 (9)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1963.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Ralph Rose (2 February 1943 - 14 October 1992)[2] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Rose, a Nyah West recruit, appeared in the opening 16 rounds of the 1962 VFL season.[3] The centre half-forward played a further nine games in 1963.[3]

He is the youngest of the four Rose brothers who played for Collingwood, Bill, Bob and Kevin.[4]

In 1964 he accepted an offer to captain-coach Wycheproof-Narraport and in 1967 he joined Maryborough as playing coach.[5][6] He continued to coach clubs into the 1970s, including Avenal.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Age,"Collingwood Wingman Available", 3 May 1961, p. 10
  2. ^ "Ralph Rose". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "AFL Tables: Ralph Rose". afltables.com. 
  4. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  5. ^ The Age,"Coaching Job", 11 February 1964, p. 10
  6. ^ The Age,"Maryborough hard to beat at home", 18 May 1967, p. 28
  7. ^ The Age,"Yea to test premiers", 4 May 1973, p. 16