Neil Davies

Full Name: Neil Davies
Date of Birth: 09/12/1931
Height: 185 cm ( 6-1 )
Weight: 84 kg ( 13-4 )
Guernsey: 10
Debut: 16/04/1955, Round 1, Essendon
Last Game: 23/4/1955, Round 2, Footscray

Seasons: 1955
Total Games: 2
Total Goals: 1


Seasons: 1955
Total Games: 8
Total Goals: 6


Neil was a centre-half-forward and ruckman. Originally from Broken Hill, he came to Richmond via South Australian club Glenelg. He ran second in the 1953 “Margarey Medal” count and was a member of the All-Australian side the same year. He represented South Australia on 20 occasions. He was a classy player who had plenty of pace; however, he was troubled by ankle injuries during his one season with Richmond. Neil’s two senior games were in Rounds 1 and 2 of 1955 against Essendon and Fitzroy. He later spent a year in England playing rugby as well as representing The Northern Territory in the same sport. Whilst in the Northern Territory he was playing coach of St. Mary’s and led them to a Premiership in 1955/56. He also won the Darwin Show Gift professional foot race. Neil now lives in Queensland.

Broken Hill Junior Football ; Glenelg 1951-54 ( Honours - Best & Fairest 1953, South Australian Representative Team, All-Australian 1953 ),

St Mary's NT Captain/Coach 1955-56 ( Honours - Premiership 1955-56 ) ; Glenelg 1956-59, 1961-63, Games 143 including 1951-54, Goals 101 including 1951-54 ( Honours - Captain 1957-59, South Australian Representative Team Games 20 Goals 11 including 1951-54 )

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