Colin Youren

Colin George Youren (3 June 1939 – 20 July 2015) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Hawthorn in the Victorian Football League (VFL). His father George Youren played for Collingwood in 1919.[1]

Colin Youren
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-06-03)3 June 1939
Date of death 20 July 2015(2015-07-20) (aged 76)
Original team(s) Scotch College
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1958–1965 Hawthorn 135 (34)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1965.
Sources: AFL Tables,

A wingman, Youren was a member of Hawthorn's inaugural premiership side in 1961 and represented Victoria at interstate football. He died in 2015 from cancer.[2]


  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 717. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.
  2. "Obituaries - Youren, Colin George". Herald Sun. 23 July 2015. Retrieved 23 July 2015.

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