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Ambrose Palmer

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Born: 16-Oct-1910 (AFL Tables)
Died: 16-Oct-19901
Height: 178 cm (AFL Tables)

Career

Footscray (VFL) 1933-43

Comment

Ruck Rover

Ironically, his football career ended when he suffered nine fractures of the skull and 6 fractures of the jaw in a collision with some Essendon F.C players. This injury was far worse than anything he ever suffered during his boxing career. - Boxrec.com

Sport Australia Hall of Fame 2003

Boxing
67 professional fights (58 wins, 23 ko, and two draws)
1932 he defeted Jack O'Malley for the Australian Light-Heavyweight and Heavyweight titles

Trainer of Johnny Famechon

Sprinting
Won the Kyneton Gift
Second in a Warrnambool Gift



Other Photos

Sporting Globe 26-Apr-39 p1 - Ambrose Palmer Footscray - Photographer Unknown
Sporting Globe 26-Apr-39 p1 - Ambrose Palmer Footscray - Photographer Unknown
Sporting Globe 26-Apr-39 p10 - Ambrose Palmer Footscray - Photographer Unknown
Sporting Globe 26-Apr-39 p10 - Ambrose Palmer Footscray - Photographer Unknown
Ambrose Palmer - 1938 Hoadleys League Footballers - Source: Australian Rules Football Cards
Ambrose Palmer - 1938 Hoadleys League Footballers - Source: Australian Rules Football Cards
Ambrose Palmer - 1939 Allens Footballers - Source: Australian Rules Football Cards
Ambrose Palmer - 1939 Allens Footballers - Source: Australian Rules Football Cards


AFL Tables - Ambrose Palmer
Wikipedia - Ambrose Palmer
http://www.theage.com.au/news/sport/the-gentleman-boxer/2006/05/19/1147545528071.html
http://www.sahof.org.au/hall-of-fame/member-profile/?memberID=307&memberType=athlete
http://boxrec.com/media/index.php/Ambrose_Palmer

Sources


1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Palmer



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