Full Name: GAVIN HOARE
Date of Birth: 04/07/1934
Height: 175 cm ( 5-9 )
Weight: 76 kg ( 12-0 )
Debut: 05/07/1952, Round 11, Collingwood
Last Game: 11/07/1953, Round 12, Melbourne
Total Games: 8
Total Goals: 3
Total Games: 27
Total Goals: 5
Gavin was a rover and wingman. He only spent two seasons at Richmond before embarking on a successful country career with Rutherglen, Hamilton and Cavendish. Away from football, he devoted his time to study and he attained the following Honours:- Bachelor of Education from Melbourne University; Master of Education at Manitoba University; Canada, and a Doctorate in Psychology at Indiana University. Gavin was a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the Gippsland University until his death in 1992.
Aspendale Midgets 1948-49 ( Honours - Best & Fairest U/15 1948, U/16 1949 ) ; Mentone Juniors 1950-51 ( Honours - Premiership 1951, Best & Fairest 1950-51 ).
Rutherglen 1954, Games 21, Goals 29 ( Honours - Premiership 1954, Best & Fairest 1954 ) ; Hamilton 1955-58 ( Honours - Premiership 1957-58, Best & Fairest 1956 ) ; Cavendish Captain/Coach xxxx ( Honours - Central Glenelg League Best & Fairest " Schofield Medal " ).