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Greg Lourey

Image DOB: 1 August 1927

Debut: Round 10, 1948 against Hawthorn at MCG
Last MFC Game: Round 12, 1950 against Carlton at Princes Park

From: South Yarra YCW

Number: 17 (1948), 28 (1950)

Games: 7 (17 games)
Goals: 1 (2 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
60185.71

Follower who first trained with the Demons in June 1944 as a 16-year-old. He returned in the 1945 pre-season, then as a Seconds player in 1946 before making his senior debut two years later. After five consecutive games in his rookie year he suffered a knee injury in a tour match which put him out for the rest of the year.

He didn't play a game in all of 1949 before returning for two in 1950. He was selected in VFL Seconds representative side, but didn't play another game after a knee injury in a tour match in July.

Lourey moved to Fitzroy in 1951 and played ten games there over the next two seasons, before being cleared to Prahran in June 1952. He had earlier been linked with Prahran in June 1950.

He returned to Melbourne to train in the 1953 pre-season, but did not play another VFL game and stayed at Prahran through 1954.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1948 510
1950 200

Lists
Fitzroy

Notes
Possibly originally from the Mudgee area of NSW. May have played for Prahran in 1953. Name misspelled as 'Yourey' in some 1950 Seconds team lists.

Also referred to as 'Greg Lowry and Geoff Lowry.

Lists
VFA

Media
Argus - 21/06/1944
Argus - 08/03/1945
Argus - 23/03/1945
Shepparton Advertiser - 03/08/1948
Herald - 08/06/1950
Argus - 12/07/1950
Mercury - 31/07/1950
Argus - 19/04/1951
Age - 12/06/1952
Argus - 06/05/1953

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
VFA Project profile
Wikipedia profile


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