Tom O'Halloran

Full Name: Tom O'Halloran
Date of Birth: 24/12/1904
Height: 185 cm ( 6-1 )
Weight: 80 kg ( 12-8 )
Guernsey: 18
Debut: 02/05/1925, Round 1, Hawthorn
Last Game: 13/10/1934,Round GF, South Melbourne

Seasons: 1925-34
Total Games: 142
Total Goals: 120

Honours: Premiership1932, 1934, Victorian Representative Team Games 2 Goals 0.

Seasons: 1924-25, 1931, 1934-35
Total Games: 31
Total Goals: 32

Honours: Captain/Coach 1935

Thomas was a ruckman and centre-half-forward. Born in New Zealand he was recruited by Richmond from Burnley. He was a member of the 1932 and 1934 Premiership teams and the 1927, 1928, 1929, 1931 and 1933 Grand Final teams. He also represented Victoria twice. He won the Best and Fairest award in his first season 1925. He also won Best Player in The Finals in 1928 and was voted Richmond's best player in the 1928 Grand Final. His highest individual tally of goals was 5 against Carlton in Round 13 of 1928. He was awarded Life Membership in 1934. A hard but fair player he was one of the best high marks of his era, often leaping head and shoulders above a pack of players to mark. Thomas finished his senior career in 1934 and then coached the Reserves for one year before ending his career as playing-coach of Camberwell in 1936. He later served as Richmond's Vice President in 1936 and 1940. A butcher, he died in 1956.

Burnley State School ; Wesley College School Team 1921 ; Burnley 1922-24 ( Honours - Captain 1924 ).

Camberwell Captain/Coach 1936, Games 19, Goals 42.

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