John Leedham

DOB: Unknown

From: North Launceston

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Centreman who joined Melbourne in the 1948 pre-season and was showing promise when a serious knee injury put him out.

He later returned to Tasmania and joined home town team Campbell Town in 1950, where he remained for two years before returning to North Launceston as captain/coach.

Coached North Hobart 1954 to 1959, including a 1957 premiership and captain/coached his state in the 1958 interstate carnival.

Named vice-captain of the Tasmanian team of the century, and named to the Tasmanian Hall of Fame.

Other Players

Played in the 1948 premiership in Tasmania, so knee injury didn't keep him out for full season.

Age - 10/03/1948
Mercury - 12/03/1948
Examiner - 18/11/1952

Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 22 July 2022 10:04:49 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 5)

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