Tom Banks (Australian rules footballer)

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Tom Banks
Personal information
Full name Thomas Banks
Date of birth (1867-06-17)17 June 1867
Place of birth Maryborough
Date of death 26 November 1919(1919-11-26) (aged 52)
Original team(s) Fitzroy (VFA)
Height / weight 180 cm / 80 kg
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1888-1896 Fitzroy (VFA) 163 (22)
1897 Fitzroy 8 (0)
Total 171 (22)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1897.
Career highlights
  • VFA premiership captain 1895
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Thomas "Tom" Banks (17 June 1867 – 26 November 1919), who was of West Indian descent,[1] was born on the Maryborough goldfields.[2]

He was an Australian rules footballer who played 171 games with Fitzroy, and was captain of the club's first premiership team in 1895.

After retirement, he served at the club as an administrator for many years.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Sygall, D. & MacSmith (2004).
  2. ^ Donald, (2002), p. 14.

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