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Brian Boland

Full Name: BRIAN BOLAND
Date of Birth: 26/07/1931
Height: 180 cm ( 5-11 )
Weight: 73 kg ( 11-7 )
Guernsey: 9
Debut: 06/05/1950 , Round 3 , Fitzroy
Last Game: 28/08/1954


RICHMOND SENIORS
Seasons: 1950-54
Total Games: 50
Total Goals: 6

Honours:



RICHMOND RESERVES
Seasons: 1949-54
Total Games: 57
Total Goals: 16

Honours: Premiership 1954




BIOGRAPHY
Brian played most of his football in the back-pocket or centre. He worked his way up from the Richmond Thirds and spent a total of six seasons with the club. He was a member of the Reserves 1954 Premiership side and spent 13 of his senior games on the reserves bench. After leaving Richmond, he played briefly with Hawthorn before moving to Sandringham, where he captained the side in 1957 and won their Best and Fairest award in 1959. He later became involved with the Parkdale Football Club as a selector and now lives in Parkdale. Brian’s son, Glen, played 16 games for Melbourne in 1983 and 1984, and three games for St.Kilda in 1985.

PRE RICHMOND
St Josephs Geelong ; Camberwell YCW 1949.


POST RICHMOND
Hawthorn Seniors 1955, Games 6, Goals 0 ; Hawthorn Reserves 1955, Games 9 ; Sandringham 1956-62, Games 138, Goals 67 ( Honours - Captain 1957, Best & Fairest 1959 ).








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