Syd Tate

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Syd Tate
Personal information
Date of birth 13 February 1925
Place of birth England[1]
Date of death 16 May 2015(2015-05-16) (aged 90)
Place of death Geelong, Victoria
Original team(s) Yallourn
Height/Weight 173 cm / 75 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1947–1951 Geelong 85 (13)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1951.

Syd 'Spudda' Tate (13 February 1925 – 16 May 2015)[2] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Geelong in the VFL.

Tate was a wingman in Geelong's 1951 premiership side, his last year in the league. He could also play as a rover and was originally from the Victorian town of Yallourn.


  1. ^ "Cats mourn passing of Syd Tate". 20 May 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Obituaries: Tate, Syd". Geelong Advertiser. 18 May 2015. 

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