Full Name: Mick Maguire
Date of Birth: 06/06/1894
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 71 kg
Debut: 30/04/1910, Round 1, South Melbourne
Last Game: 08/06/1912, Round 8, Melbourne
Total Games: 39
Total Goals: 62
Honours: Leading Goalkicker 1910 Goals 20, 1911 Goals 29.
Mick is the youngest known player to debut for the Richmond Football Club. At age 15 years, 328 days he debuted in Rd 1 1910.
He played most of his football in the forward line and as a rover. He won Richmond’s Goalkicking award in 1910 and 1911 at the ages of 15 and 16 respectively.
Richmond noticed him when was playing school football with Christian Brothers in Abbotsford, and after leaving Richmond he had brief stints with Melbourne then Collingwood.
In 1913 he was fined 10/s and ordered into custody for 15 days for missing compulsory drill training.
Away from football, he was also a well known rower and amateur welterweight boxer (1912-1915). He managed the Bull and Mouth Hotel in Bourke Street, and the Bellevue Hotel in Brisbane.
He was the father of Mary Maguire, a noted Australian actress with an international career in Hollywood and Britain.
Maguire later moved to London, and served in the British Army in World War 2, including as an engineer officer batman in France.
He died on June 4 1950.
Christian Brothers College Abbotsford 1909.
Melbourne 1912-14, Games 19, Goals 23 ; City of Northcote Captain 1915 ; Collingwood 1918, Games 9, Goals 10.