Full Name: Leo Maguire
Date of Birth: 23/06/1920
Height: 188 cm ( 6-2 )
Weight: 97 kg ( 15-4 )
Debut: 05/07/1941, Round 10, Footscray
Last Game: 04/09/1948, Round 19, Carlton
Total Games: 96
Total Goals: 4
Honours: Premiership 1943.
Seasons: 1940-42, 1947-48
Total Games: 44
Total Goals: 1
Leo was a powerfully built centre-half-back. Recruited from Terang he was a strong mark and long left foot kick. Leo was known as “Hands” because he had the biggest hands in league football during his era. He was a member of the 1943 Premiership side and the 1944 Grand Final side.
He appeared at Richmond's first training session Feb 1949 but shortly after left to become coach of Kyneton.
He also coached Canterbury and East Hawthorn. Whilst he was coaching Canterbury, he won the Competition Best and Fairest award in 1950. He worked as an electro-plater. Leo’s brother, Jim, played six games with Hawthorn in 1944 and 1945. Leo’s son, Michael, played with the Richmond Thirds and Seconds between 1966 and 1968.
Kyneton Captain/Coach 1949, Games 21, Goals 10 ; Canterbury Captain/Coach 1950-51 ( Honours - Competition Best & Fairest 1950 ) ; East Hawthorn Captain/Coach 1952-53.