Full Name: MAURIE O'CONNELL
Date of Birth: 05/03/1917
Height: 180 cm (5-11 )
Weight: 73 kg ( 11-7 )
Debut: 03/07/1937, Round 11, St Kilda
Last Game: 06/09/1941, Round SF, Essendon
Seasons: 1937, 1939-41
Total Games: 34
Total Goals: 41
Total Games: 54
Total Goals: 134
Honours: Leading Goalkicker 1938 Goals 49.
Maurie played most of his football on the half-forward line. Recruited from Kew he was an elusive left-foot kick. In 1938 he won the Reserves Goal kicking award. In Round 8 of 1939 he kicked 6 goals against Hawthorn. He later serviced in the Army for five years during the Second World War. Away from football he was involved in horse racing.
De La Salle College Junior Football ; Kew 1935, Games 16 ( Honours - Best & Fairest 1935 ).