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Gary Williamson

Full Name: GARY WILLIAMSON
Date of Birth: 25/09/1941
Height: 198 cm ( 6-6 )
Weight: 85 kg ( 13-5 )
Guernsey: 7/23
Debut: 06/05/1961, Round 4, Fitzroy
Last Game: 04/07/1964, Round 11, North Melbourne


RICHMOND SENIORS
Seasons: 1961-64
Total Games: 42
Total Goals: 24

Honours:



RICHMOND RESERVES
Seasons: 1960-64
Total Games: 28
Total Goals: 9

Honours:



BIOGRAPHY
Gary was a lightly-built, talented ruckman who was a fine kick. In his first VFL season, 1961, he was nominated as one of the recruits of the year. For his era, he was exceptionally tall and with this advantage he was hard to beat at centre bounces and around the ground. He was a member of Richmond’s only night Premiership side in 1962. He spent five seasons with Richmond, before crossing to South Melbourne for one year in 1965. He then moved to Wodonga in the highly competitive Ovens and Murray League. He spent 13 seasons with Wodonga and established himself as one of the best players of his era. In 1969, he won the “Morris Medal” as the competition’s Best and Fairest. Gary still lives at Wodonga.

PRE RICHMOND
Alvie 1958-59.


POST RICHMOND
South Melbourne Seniors 1965, Games 8, Goals 3 ; South Melbourne Reserves 1965, Games 9, Goals 6 ; Wodonga 1966-78, Games 205, Goals 246 ( Honours - Premiership 1967, 1969, Club Best & Fairest 1969, Competition Best & Fairest 1969 ).

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