Tom Brownlees

Tom "Tobler" Brownlees (20 October 1891 - 15 November 1954) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Tom Brownlees
Personal information
Full name Thomas Brownlees
Date of birth (1891-10-20)20 October 1891
Date of death 15 November 1954(1954-11-15) (aged 63)
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1913–1922 Geelong 116 (106)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1922.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Brownlees kicked 42 goals in his debut season, finishing second in the Geelong goal-kicking to Percy Martini.[1] Despite managing a more modest total of 25 goals in 1915, it was enough to finish as their leading goal-kicker.[1][2] Also used as a fullback, Brownlees represented the VFL at the 1921 Perth Carnival.[3]

An elder brother, Rupe, also played over 100 games for Geelong.[4]

References

  1. "AFL Tables: Tom Brownlees". afltables.com.
  2. Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 – The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
  3. "Australian Football - Tom Brownlees - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  4. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.


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