Richmond Senior Team 1953 (DG_009)

Damien Green Collection


Team: Richmond (VFL)
Location: Punt Road Oval, East Melbourne
Date: 1953

Back Row: Ray Poulter, Allan Cooke, Jeff Patterson, Lloyd Brewer, Roy Wright, Kevin Betson, Frank Dunin, Brian Davie
Middle Row: Frank Ryan, John Ritchie, Des Rowe, Alby Pannam, Max Oppy, Havel Rowe, Kevin Dillon, Reg Fisher
Front Row: Geoff Spring, Kevin Hogan, Ron Branton, Graham Cox, Tom Hafey


Thanks to James Taylor for a number of name corrections, including correctly identifying John Ritchie where is was previously listed as John Nix.

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Names taken from Argus

A similar image appears in the 1953 Argus Weekend Magazine team Series. Probably taken at the same time by a different photographer. Compare the position of the grandstand, it is slightly different in each photo. In othis image the wall ends between Poulter and Cooke, and in the Argus photo it ends between Cooke and Patterson.
1953 Argus Richmond Team - Source:Australian Rules Football Cards
1953 Argus Richmond Team - Source:Australian Rules Football Cards

Fisher played four games in 1953, and Hogan six. Hogan and Fisher played two games together, comparing the team lists for the two matches , the others in the photo match only one of the two lists. Probably taken at
Round: 13 Venue: Punt Rd Date: Sat, 25-Jul-1953
Richmond 13 7 (85)
Fitzroy 13 12 (90)

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