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I liked Nathan Carroll.  He was undersized and fought like hell against the big forwards.  HE was also a legitimate Dumbass off the field.  What's not to love? 

The real John Howat.

Did he lend his head to Dustin Martin?

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53 minutes ago, demonstone said:

I think Coco may have been Neil Roberts, another Brownlow Medallist from St Kilda  who won it the year after Brian Gleeson.

Of course you’re right, thanks Demonstone!

l mixed up Neil Roberts and Brian Gleeson. ( but Terry was pretty unco  considering his brother won the Medal!)

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55 minutes ago, demonstone said:

I think Coco may have been Neil Roberts, another Brownlow Medallist from St Kilda  who won it the year after Brian Gleeson.

Correct. Classical tanned blonde aussie with great footy talent. School teacher and principal and led the aussie team for a year in Antarctica. Told some interesting tales.

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David and Don Cockatoo-Collins. Drafted as a pair to honour a promise to their mother. Good moral choice, not so good footy choice.

Matthew Mahoney - starred in Toronto post season games but did not kick on in the real world

Brent Heaver - five goals on debut against Carlton but that was all

Luke Beveridge - learnt about coaching from his time with us (perhaps what not to do). See also Clarkson.

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My namesake Andrew Lamprill.

In my work fantasy footy leagues my teams were named “Ghost of [insert obscure or mediocre Demon here]” and I changed the player each year.

Ghost of Weetra

Ghost of Pesch 

Ghost of Hopgood

And of course Ghost of Lamprill.

A Richmond supporter I worked with says “Ghost of Lamprill, what’s that about?” and I went on to explain how he was a pretty ordinary player for Melbourne in the early 90s without being that complimentary about Lamprill’s ability, and he goes “Oh yeah, I know Andrew well. He’s a family friend, we used to go camping together.”. It was a touch awkward.

In honour of Goodwin, my footy tipping name this year is “Hit out - Clearance - ???? - Success”.

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On 4/1/2020 at 8:26 PM, pineapple dee said:

Philanthropy... yeah I collected stamps as a kid so I know that one. Charity...... now remind me please, what's that again ???

you must remember charity, she had two knockout sisters, faith and hope.

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Does anyone else remember Gary Byers?

Also, we had a Minton- Connell on the list in '64. He didn't play firsts, but would he be Simon's father, and ? Peter Hudson's uncle.....oh no....perhaps we could have secured Huddo, if he'd become a regular at the Dees. We used to have quite an association with Tassie.

Remember Jungwirth? (can't recall his first name.)

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1 hour ago, Jumping Jack Clennett said:

Does anyone else remember Gary Byers?

Also, we had a Minton- Connell on the list in '64. He didn't play firsts, but would he be Simon's father, and ? Peter Hudson's uncle.....oh no....perhaps we could have secured Huddo, if he'd become a regular at the Dees. We used to have quite an association with Tassie.

Remember Jungwirth? (can't recall his first name.)

Ken Jungwirth. 

Elusive type but could not crack the big time. 

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Shane McSpeerin, probably the first time I remember being at the footy and hearing someone say "McSpeerin, apparently he is going to be a gun this guy".........

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2 hours ago, Jumping Jack Clennett said:

Does anyone else remember Gary Byers?

Also, we had a Minton- Connell on the list in '64. He didn't play firsts, but would he be Simon's father, and ? Peter Hudson's uncle.....oh no....perhaps we could have secured Huddo, if he'd become a regular at the Dees. We used to have quite an association with Tassie.

Remember Jungwirth? (can't recall his first name.)

Gary Byers played two games, as I remember, both against Carlton. IN the last game of the season he gave John Nicholls a bath, they met again during a Semi Final the next week and Nicholls reversed the tables. Carlton won, Tunbridge dropped a mark twenty yards out, game over....

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6 minutes ago, Salems Lot said:

Shane McSpeerin, probably the first time I remember being at the footy and hearing someone say "McSpeerin, apparently he is going to be a gun this guy".........

Showed promise early on, similar to Lloyd Burgmann. Like so many, able to do some good things but played in a terrible team. The young guys were sacrificed on the altar of mediocrity. So many were Coodabeens. 

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My great uncle Fred [censored] - 4 games in 1926, a Premiership year. Did not play in the Grand Final sadly. Was the son of Alec [censored] - first captain of Essendon in 1880s. 

Also Dave McGlashan  - filled in for Jacko when he was injured (or suspended) in 1982 and kicked 6 against Collingwood. Only played 6 games for 7 goals over 2 years.

 

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7 hours ago, Deefensive Language said:

Who remembers Paul Prymke? Gun CHB who won best first year player in 94 then did his back before reaching 50 games.

Could have been a famous name...p_908362_sin.jpg

Yes. One of my Fav's,  of that time.

Sadly,  struck down with a back, IIRC.?

 

An excellent player,   thought.

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On 3/31/2020 at 11:29 AM, pineapple dee said:

Ted Fidge was pretty tough and played some decent footy if I recall correctly. 

He came from Bentleigh. Did he have a brother that played ? 

Fidge never took a backward step.

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Did he lend his head to Dustin Martin?

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