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35Daicos

Premium Platinum
Mar 6, 2011
6,322
7,274
Adelaide
AFL Club
Collingwood
Other Teams
Collingwood (VFL), Man Utd.
I think it would be interesting to know how many men from the last Melbourne premiership are still alive.
The answer can be found up the page a bit (post #63). 16 of the 20 appears to be the answer.
 

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rbartlett

Club Legend
Jan 5, 2004
1,071
779
Melbourne
AFL Club
Richmond
Other Teams
Richmond
Don Benson has died aged 99. Hs daughter told me he passed on June 12, 2019.
He played for RFC in 1945.

I interviewed him when he was 96.
 

ThePope

Premiership Player
Jun 23, 2003
3,488
134
32º 03'S 115º 45'E
AFL Club
Fremantle
Other Teams
South Fremantle
John Wilson - RFC 1959 - died 15 June 2019. AFL have been advised.
His obit should appear in the Herald Sun over next few days.
Thanks for these updates. Can you please update Tigerland when you get a chance. On the Wilson page there is a typo: "Premierhsip".
Ping Oliver Gigacz for the AustralianFootball.com updates.
 
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