George Cathie

Image DOB: 2 May 1876
Died: 6 September 1958

Debut: Round 16, 1901 against St. Kilda at Lake Oval
Last Game: Round 16, 1902 against Essendon at East Melbourne

From: Leopold

Games: 15
Goals: 14
Career Statistics

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A rover, forward and wingman, Cathie played two seasons with the Reds. He had played in Leopold's 1900 Metropolitan Association premiership before being recruited by Melbourne the next year.m His career highlight came on debut when he kicked five goals in a massive win over St Kilda.

In 1912 when player numbering began he secured the rights to the publication of the numbers in a new publication called the Football Record which was released by the company he worked for.

He was a VFL delegate for Hawthorn from 1927 to 1934 and a Geelong delegate from 1936 to 1945 when he retired due to ill-health.

Cathie was the VFL's honorary treasurer, and later a league life member.

1901 26
1902 138

Most goals on debut

Sources show him as Hawthorn's VFL delegate in 1934 and some others suggest he moved to the US in 1934.

Football Record R3 1934
Football Record 1958 Finals

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Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 31 October 2018 14:52:52 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 14)

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