DOB: 4 November 1880
MFC Debut: Round 1, 1907 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval
Last Game: Round 12, 1907 against Geelong at MCG
From: South Bendigo/South Melbourne
Games: 9 (17 total)
Goals: 4 (11 total)
Rover who was discarded by South after eight games and made his Melbourne debut against them in the first match of 1907.
Canavan joined Long Gully later in 1907 and captained them to a premiership.
He also coached Ballarat in 1911 and joined VFA side Brighton in 1914.
Players without photos
Date of death not shown in official AFL records. Probably the Joseph Canavan who drowned in New South Wales on 10/01/1924. Also shown as being at Long Gully early in 1907.
The Argus - 29/04/1907
Bendigo Independent - 26/09/1907
Ballarat Star - 14/04/1911
Herald - 24/04/1914
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