Leo Turner

Leo Turner (15 May 1928 – 17 December 1997)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He was named in 2001 as a wingman in the club's official 'Team of the Century' with his son Michael named in the same position.

Leo Turner
Personal information
Date of birth 15 May 1928
Date of death 17 December 1997(1997-12-17) (aged 69)
Original team(s) Belmont
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1947–1954 Geelong 130 (30)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1954.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Turner was a left footer and had made his debut with Geelong in 1947. He was a member of their back-to-back premiership sides in 1951 and 1952 and represented Victoria 13 times in interstate football.


  1. "Leo Turner - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 20 November 2014.

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