1958 Collingwood Premiership!

Wednesday July 17, 2019

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Veteran ABC callers celebrating an AFL heritage round. Geoff Leek, Clarke Hansen, Peter Booth, Doug Wade, Gareth Andrews, Ray Walker and Thorold Merrett.                                                                    Source:  The Age March 20, 2013

 

Our speakers  are Thorold Merrett and Ken Mitchell

The two speakers will tell the story as to why 1958 was the most significant premiership in AFL history.

Ken Mitchell is a football tragic who was a boundary umpire for 13 years and then director of the Melbourne Football club in the 1980’s.

The other speaker  Thorold Merritt was a Collingwood Champion in the 1950 and 1960’s playing 180 games won two Copeland trophies 3 finishes in the top 10 in the Brownlow Medal