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Lance Cox

Full Name: LANCE COX
Date of Birth: 11/10/1933
Height: 169 cm ( 5-6 1/2 )
Weight: 74 kg ( 11-9 )
Guernsey: 25/36
Debut: 24/07/1954, Round 13, Footscray
Last Game: 21/05/1955, Round 6, North Melbourne


RICHMOND SENIORS
Seasons: 1954-55
Total Games: 7
Total Goals: 0

Honours:

RICHMOND RESERVES
Seasons: 1954/55
Total Games: 33
Total Goals: 29

Honours: Premiership 1954-55


BIOGRAPHY
Lance was a talented rover who played over 400 games of football. He spent two seasons with Richmond and was a member of the Reserves’ 1954 and 1955 Premiership sides. He then moved to South Adelaide before returning to Tasmania, where he played in numerous representative matches as well as representing the state three times. He won the A.B.C Player of the Year in 1959 as well as Devonport’s Best and Fairest in 1965. He has also been involved in the local football media, and the coaching of juniors in Tasmania. Two of his sons played with Devonport, in the Tasmanian Statewide Football Competition. Lance was the Devonport Football Club skills coach during their Premiership year of 1988. He now lives in Devonport.

PRE RICHMOND
Tasmanian Schoolboy Representative Side 1947-48 ( Honours - Captain 1948, Competition Best & Fairest " Williams Medal " ; Forest 1949, Games 18 ; Smithton 1950, Games 21 ; Newtown 1951-53, Games 53, Goals 63 ( Honours - Premiership 1953 ) ; Tasmanian Representative Team Games 3, Goals 1.


POST RICHMOND
South Adelaide 1956, Games 18, Goals 14 ; Wynyard 1957, Games 18, Goals 14 ( Honours - League Representative Team Games 2 Goals 2 ; Apollo Bay Captain/Coach 1958, Games 18 ; Devonport 1959-69, Games 201, Goals 196 ( Honours - Seconds Coach 1959-63, Fourths Coach 1964-66, Mercury Best & Fairest 1959-61, ABC Footballer of Year 1959, Best & Fairest 1965, Leading Goalkicker 1967 Goals 71 ), League Representative Team Games 6 Goals 3 ).

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