Bernie Quinlan

Bernie Quinlan

Bernie Quinlan was an Australian rules footballer who played for Footscray and Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1970s and 1980s. Quinlan was nicknamed “Superboot” because he had an amazing long kick and could goal from almost any position from 65 metres. His accuracy was phenomenal and a record of 817 goals from 366 games speaks for itself. Quinlan was a […]

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Haydn Bunton Sr.

Haydn Bunton is a legend on the game and known as one of the greatest footballers Australia has known. In his career spanning 11 seasons, between 1931 and 1941, Bunton won the prestigious Brownlow medal (for the best and fairest player) three times, and the WAFL’s top honour Sandover Medal three times. Bunton was consistently […]

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Norm Smith

Norman Walter “Norm” Smith was famous not just as a player but as also a coach in the Victorian Football League (VFL). After 200 games as a player with Melbourne and Fitzroy, the love of the game led him towards a twenty-year coaching career. Smith is recognised as one the greatest coaches of all time […]

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Kevin Murray

Kevin the Bulldog Murray played for the Fitzroy Lions between the years of 1955 and 1974. He received his nickname Bulldog simply by the way he went about playing the game and his ferociousness at the football. There were many tough footballers in the same era but not many that would throw themselves at the […]

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