Stan Molan

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Stan Molan
Personal information
Full name Stanley Michael Molan
Date of birth 26 September 1893
Date of death 27 June 1943(1943-06-27) (aged 49)
Original team Public Service
Height/Weight 183 cm / 83 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1918-1924 Fitzroy 111 (59)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1924 season.

Stanley Michael "Stan" Molan (26 September 1893 - 27 June 1943)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Molan was already 24 when he started his career at Fitzroy.[2] He was handy in front of goals in his first two seasons, with his 24 goals in 1918 bettered by only one teammate, Jimmy Freake.[2] He kicked another 22 goals in 1919 but from then spent most of his time as a defender.[2]

Playing in a successful era meant that Molan was able to make 10 appearances in finals football.[2] He was Fitzroy's centre half-back in their 1922 premiership team and played in the same position when they lost the grand final a year later.[3]

He was a four time VFL representative.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Known VFL/AFL senior footballers ex - Parade College in order of League debut , 1897 - 201 3" (PDF). Old Paradians Association. Retrieved 4 September 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d AFL Tables: Stan Molan
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  4. ^ "Stan Molan (Fitzroy)". Full Points Footy.