Tim Harrington

Tim Harrington (born 19 September 1963) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne, Collingwood and Footscray in the Victorian/Australian Football League (VFL/AFL).

Tim Harrington
Personal information
Full name Tim Harrington
Date of birth (1963-09-19) 19 September 1963
Original team(s) Oak Park
Draft No. 21, 1989 pre-season draft
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1984–1986 North Melbourne 20 (2)
1987 Collingwood 08 (0)
1989–1990 Footscray 18 (0)
Total 46 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1990.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

A defender, used mostly as a full-back, Harrington came to North Melbourne from Oak Park.[1] He played 20 games over three seasons with North Melbourne and then ended his career with stints at Collingwood and Footscray.[2]

Footscray hired him as an assistant coach in 1992 and he remained with the club for three years. From 1995 to 2001 he was an assistant coach to Denis Pagan at North Melbourne, during which time they won two premierships. He was then North Melbourne's Football Manager for five years. In 2007 he was made List Manager of North Melbourne and two years later moved over to Melbourne, where he worked until 2013.[3][4]


  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.
  2. "AFL Tables: Tim Harrington". afltables.com.
  3. Melbourne Football Club,"Demons appoint Tim Harrington", 3 April 2009
  4. Herald Sun, "List manager Tim Harrington made redundant by Melbourne", 25 June 2013, Jon Ralph
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