Gavin Brown

Gavin Brown

Gavin Brown was one of the greats of the game of  Australian rules footballer during the 1980s and 1990s. Brown was a hardworking and versatile player throughout his 13-year career at the Collingwood football club. His commitment to the club made him a fan favourite. Brown quickly showed his true value as a tough and courageous footballer […]

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Des Fothergill

Des Fothergill

Desmond Fothergill made playing the game of Australian Rules football look easy. At the age of just 17 years old he joined s star-studded Collingwood team of champions like Jack Regan, Phonse Kyne, Ron Todd, and the Collier brothers, Albert and Harry, the young Fothergill made an immediate impact and lost nothing in comparison with […]

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Syd Coventry

Syd Coventry

Australian Rules football legend Syd Coventry doesn’t usually rate in the discussions of the greatest players to ever play the game but the question is, most definitely, why not?. In his era, he was a powerhouse player and was one of the main contributors to the Machine team that won four consecutive premierships between 1927 […]

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Lou Richards

Lou Richards

Lewis “Lou“ Richards played 250 games for the Collingwood Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) between 1941 and 1955 and was the most widely known and most loved footballer that Collingwood has ever produced. After his retirement, Lou Richards became a successful and popular media identity, renowned for his wit, passion, and, most particularly, his ‘kiss of death’ tipping. […]

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Albert Collier

Albert Collier, also known as Leeter Collier, was considered one of the greatest centre half back to play the game of Australian rules football. Collier was a tough footballer, at a young age playing against older, bigger bodies he held his own. In 1929 he won a Brownlow as a teenager and mastered every facet of […]

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