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Tom Brooker

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Born: 27-Jun-1908 (AFL Tables)
Died: Believed to be Deceased1
Height: 173cm (AFL Tables)

Career

Player
Port Melbourne (VFA) 1928-1935
North Melbourne (VFL) 1936 - 2 Games, 2 Goals

Coach
Possible Essendon Thirds?
Port Melbourne (VFA) 1958-1959

Comment


'BROOKER: The pivot of the side, he does justice to himself and the team in this responsible position. He has got an exceptionally good pair of hands and is a wonderful kick. Brooker played with the local Ju niors last year, and is a rare find.' (Record- Emerald Hill,1928)2

Another player to sustain a fractured Jaw waa Tom Brooker, the former Port Melbourne man, who was having his second game with North Melbourne He was playing better than any man on the ground when he was hurt He has a fracture of the upper Jaw and cannot see out of one eye It will be at least (our weeks before he will be able to play again. (Argus 1936) 3



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AFL Tables - Tom Brooker


Sources


1. Born prior to 1924 and NOT on list entitled 'AFL Players born prior to 1924 who are or may still be living'
2. ASSOCIATION. (1928, September 8). Record (Emerald Hill, Vic. : 1881 - 1954), p. 1. Retrieved January 12, 2015, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article164454302
3. FOOTBALLERS HAVE BROKEN JAWS. (1936, May 12). The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), p. 13. Retrieved May 16, 2013, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article11033989



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