Bob McClure (footballer)

Robert J. "Bluey" McClure (5 June 1925 17 July 2003) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon in the VFL.

Bob McClure
Personal information
Date of birth 5 June 1925
Date of death 17 July 2003(2003-07-17) (aged 78)
Original team(s) Essendon Stars
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 90 kg (198 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1946–1951 Essendon 90 (17)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1951.
Sources: AFL Tables,

A ruckman, McClure served in the navy prior to joining Essendon. He became a key component in a successful Essendon side, winning premierships in 1946, 1949 and 1950. A knee injury forced him to retire during the 1951 season.

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