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Simon Eishold

Image DOB: 26 March 1967

Debut: Round 4, 1986 against Essendon at Windy Hill
Last MFC Game: Round 16, 1992 against West Coast at WACA

From: Ormond

Number: 25 1986-1992

Honours
Reserves Leading Goalkicker - 1987

Games: 77 (82 total)
Goals: 50
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
5212467.53

Recruited after starring in a VAFA representative team against the VFA in June 1985, Eishold debuted as a midfielder in early 1986. He was lightly used in his first two seasons, but was called up for Melbourne's 1987 finals campaign, holding his spot for all three games.

On the verge of becoming a regular senior player in 1988, his career was put on hold for three months after suffering a broken collarbone in Round 6. He returned for one game late in the year but didn't play finals. He also missed the 1989 finals series, this time after playing 16 games then injuring his ankle

Eishold's best season was 1990, despite missing a month with a knee injury after a Round 1 collision with teammate Steven Clark, he played 20 games, including two finals. Eishold had more injury trouble in 1991, a broken thumb in Round 4 keeping him out of the game until Round 14.

He had a delayed start to 1992 after injuring his knee in a practice match against Richmond and played just five games all year. Originally slated to move to Tasmania and coach Hobart in 1993 the move fell through and Eishold followed his old coach, John Northey to Richmond. He played just five games before leaving the Tigers.

Eishold then joined Echuca, winning the Goulburn League award for best player in 1995 and coaching them to a premiership in 1997. Played for Bundoora in 1999.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1986 530
1987 920
1988 750
1989 1672
1990 20223
1991 15100
1992 510

Lists
Richmond

Notes
May have also played for St Paul's McKinnon.

Media
Canberra Times - 10/08/1989
Age - 01/04/1990
Canberra Times - 01/04/1990
Canberra Times - 13/06/1991
Age - 14/06/1999

Links
Tigerland Archive profile
Wikipedia profile

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