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Stan Morcom

Full Name: STAN MORCOM
Date of Birth: 10/02/1936
Height: 183 cm ( 6-0 )
Weight: 81 kg ( 12-11 )
Guernsey: 22
Debut: 16/08/1952, Round 17, Footscray
Last Game: 23/08/1958, Round 18, Essendon


RICHMOND SENIORS
Seasons: 1952-58
Total Games: 58
Total Goals: 17

Honours:



RICHMOND RESERVES
Seasons: 1952-58
Total Games: 65
Total Goals: 64

Honours: Premiership 1954-55.



BIOGRAPHY
Stan played at full-back, centre-half-back, centre-half-forward and in the centre. He was one of the youngest Richmond players ever when he made his debut at the age of 16 years and 6 months in Round 17 of 1952 against Footscray. Recruited from Malvern Amateurs, he spent seven seasons with Richmond and was a member of the Reserves’ 1954 and 1955 Premiership teams. He then crossed to Tasmanian club City South as captain/coach for three seasons. He won the Competition Goalkicking award in 1960 and led the club to back-to-back Premierships in 1959 and 1960. In 1960, City South went on to win the Tasmanian State Premiership. Stan returned to Victoria in 1962 and coached Dimboola for one year before a back injury forced him to retire. Apart from football, he was also a fine cricketer and he represented the Victorian Schoolboys as a junior. His son, Jamie, played senior football for Michael Roach’s home side Longford. Stan died of cancer in 1992.

PRE RICHMOND
Malvern Amateurs 1950-51 ( Victorian Schoolboys Representative Team ).


POST RICHMOND
City South Captain/Coach 1959-61, Games 53, Goals 188 ( Honours - Premiership Firsts, Seconds & Thirds 1959, League & State Premiers 1960, Club Leading Goalkicker 1959 Goals 39, 1961 Goals 52, Competition Leading Goalkicker 1960 Goals 97, League Representative Team Games 9 Goals 23 ; Dimboola Captain/Coach 1962, Games 18 ( Honours - League Representative Team Games 1 Goals 6 ).

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