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Hughie Odgers

Image DOB: 21 December 1889
Died: 9 April 1958

Debut: Round 1, 1909 against Richmond at Punt Road
Last Game: Round 18, 1920 against Geelong at MCG

From: Brighton

Number: 26 (1912), 16 (1920)

Games: 59
Goals: 2
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
2013833.89

Initially recruited as a forward Odgers eventually played in defence.

After missing much of 1912 when he moved to the country Odgers returned under the assumed name "Hughes" (though it was hinted at in that week's Football Record that it was an open secret it was Odgers) to play the last two games of the season. He trained with his old side in June 1913 but didn't play another game for seven seasons, serving in World War I from 1916 and playing a final season in 1920.

Before the 1922 season started he was granted a clearance to New South Wales club Newtown, as he needed to move for business reasons.He played there for two seasons and represented New South Wales in state games.

YearGamesGoals
1909 31
1910 180
1911 181
1912 50
1920 150

Lists
Players who served during war
VFA

Media
Argus - 29/04/1909
Advertiser - 30/07/1909
Leader - 27/04/1912
Football Record R17 1912
Herald - 27/06/1913
Herald - 22/04/1921
Football Record R1 1922

Links
Australian Football profile
NSW Australian Football Historical Society profile
VFA Project profile
War record
Wikipedia profile


Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Tuesday 13 February 2024 13:20:01 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 22)

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