Tom Mullooly

Thomas Cade "Tom" Mullooly (born 30 January 1954) is a former Australian rules footballer who was highly successful in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) playing for the Swan Districts Football Club.

Tom Mullooly
Personal information
Full name Thomas Cade Mullooly
Date of birth (1954-01-30) 30 January 1954
Place of birth Mount Lawley, Western Australia
Position(s) Fullback
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1971–1986 Swan Districts 246[1]
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
1973 Western Australia 1 (0)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1990 Perth 21 (7–14–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1986.
Career highlights
  • Premiership player 1982, 1984

Mullooly joined the club in 1971 (the same year as Ron Boucher) when the club were struggling and only won four games in the season.[2] In 1973 Mullooly was selected for the WA state team and played on the wing against Victoria, who beat WA by 80 points.[3] Part of the successful 1982 premiership side, Mullooly played at full back and was considered as one of the team's best players. Absent from the 1983 grand final win due to injury,[4] he played in the successful 1984 side as a fullback.

In the 1976–77 cricket season, Mullooly played one first-class and one List A match for Western Australia as a right-arm fast-medium bowler.

After his long and distinguished career at Swan Districts, he was named as a reserve in their Team of the Century and is a life member.

Perth Football Club offered Mullooly a position as coach in 1990, which he did for one season before Ken Armstrong took the position.

See also


  1. "Swan Districts Football Club - Playertracker - Ron Boucher". 2007. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 28 August 2007.
  2. "WA Football WAFL Ladder 1951-2006". 2007. Retrieved 28 August 2007.
  3. "WA Football State Games 1951-2006". 2007. Retrieved 28 August 2007.
  4. "Full Points Footy - Biographies - Tom Mullooly". 2007. Retrieved 28 August 2007.
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