Dan Minogue

Daniel Thomas "Dan" Minogue (4 September 1891 – 27 July 1961) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) Victorian Football League.

Dan Minogue
Minogue during his Collingwood career
Personal information
Full name Daniel Thomas Minogue
Date of birth (1891-09-04)4 September 1891
Place of birth Bendigo, Victoria
Date of death 27 July 1961(1961-07-27) (aged 69)
Place of death Heidelberg, Victoria
Original team(s) St Killian's
California Gully
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
19111916 Collingwood 085 (37)
19201925 Richmond 094 (38)
1926 Hawthorn 001 0(2)
Total 180 (77)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1920–1925 Richmond 105 00(59–45–1)
1926–1927 Hawthorn 036 000(4–31–1)
1929–1934 Carlton 117 00(85–32–0)
1935–1937 St Kilda 054 00(30–24–0)
1940–1942 Fitzroy 051 00(25–26–0)
Total 363 (203–158–2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1926.
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 1942.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Minogue was considered a courageous, or perhaps reckless, centre half-back as epitomised when he sustained a broken collarbone playing for Collingwood Football Club in the first minute of the 1911 Grand Final and then playing out the entire match.

Unhappy at the treatment of Jim Sadler, one of his former teammates at Collingwood, his request to transfer to Richmond upon his return from AIF service during World War I[1] created ill feeling and he had to stand out of competition for twelve months in order to secure the transfer.

In addition to playing at three VFL clubs he coached at five clubs – a record that has never been equalled.

In 1996 Minogue was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

See also


  1. "Daniel Thomas Minogue". National Archives of Australia.


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