Ray Walker (Australian rules footballer)

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Ray Walker
Personal information
Date of birth (1941-12-18)18 December 1941
Original team(s) Braybrook (FDFL)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1959–1965
1965–1968
1969–1970
Footscray
Burnie
Penguin
73 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1970.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Ray Walker (born 18 December 1941) is a former Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Walker played with Footscray as a back pocket. He was an excellent mark and had good football brain.

Walker played 72 games for Footscray (1959–65), won the Walker won Footscray's 1963 Best and Fairest award and was selected to represent Victoria.

In 1966 Walker moved to Tasmania to pursue coaching. He was a premiership captain coach during his 6 years in Tasmania.

From 1972-87 Walker worked as a commentator for channel 9 and on ABC radio.

His football credentials include five years (1981–85) as a VFL State selector and three years as chairman of selectors for the Footscray Football Club. Ray was awarded Life Membership of the club in 1999.

Walker is a current Bulldogs hall of fame selector.

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