Full Name: BILL BOURKE
Date of Birth: 23/07/1882
Weight: 75 kg ( 11-13 )
Debut: 02/05/1908, Round 1, Melbourne
Last Game: 04/09/1909, Round 18, Geelong
Total Games: 32
Total Goals: 45
Honours: Leading Goalkicker 1908 Goals 25, Leading Goalkicker 1909 Goals 20.
William played as a key position forward. He was originally recruited by Richmond, from the same local Collingwood team as Bernie Herbert. He spent two seasons with Richmond in the VFA and two in the VFL. He was the leading goalkicker in 1908 and 1909 with his highest individual goal tally being 4 against St.Kilda in Round 14 of 1909. After leaving Richmond he crossed to Brunswick.
Collingwood Trades 1905 ; Richmond VFA 1906-07.