Full Name: Graeme Gahan
Date of Birth: 10/01/1942
Date of Death: 23/02/2018
Height: 185 cm ( 6-1 )
Weight: 86 kg ( 13-8 )
Debut: 09/05/1959, Round 3, Geelong
Last Game: 13/08/1966, Round 16, Geelong
Total Games: 89
Total Goals: 7
Honours: Victorian Representative Team 1962 Games 1.
Seasons: 1958-61, 1963-66
Total Games: 31
Total Goals: 5
Graham played on the half-back-flank whilst at Richmond. He later played in key-forward positions after leaving Richmond. He spent a total of nine seasons with Richmond. He won the Under/19 Best and Fairest award and also played in their Premiership side in his first year at the club, 1958.
He was a determined straight-ahead player who represented Victoria once. He was awarded Life Membership of Richmond Football Club in 1966 and was a member of the club’s only night Premiership side in 1962. He was the third Best and Fairest in 1962.
After leaving Richmond, he moved to Tasmania where he coached Scottsdale and Glenorchy as well as representing the state team. He returned to Victoria in 1971 where he coached in the Gippsland area until 1989. He lived at Warragul where he served as President of the local club for several years, until relinquishing his position at the end of 1992. Graham’s son, Michael, played for the Richmond Reserve and Under/19 teams during the mid 1980s.
Caulfield U/16 1952-57 ; Caulfield Seniors 1957.
Scottsdale Captain/Coach 1967-68, Games 38, Goals 33 ( Honours - Premiership 1968, League Representative Team Games 3, Tasmanian Representative Team Games 2 ) ; Glenorchy Captain/Coach 1969-70, Games 29, Goals 62 ( Honours - Leading Goalkicker 1969 Goals 40 ) ; Warragul Captain/Coach 1971-74, Coach 1983-87 ( Honours - Premiership 1974, 1984, League Representative Team Games 3 ) ; Yallourn Captain /Coach 1975-76, Games 24, Goals 12 ; Drouin Coach 1977-79 ; Yarragon Coach 1988-89.