Loading...
 

Bill Snell

People - S

Born: 23-Mar-19281
Died: 19-Mar-20092
Height: 185cm (AFL Tables)

Career

Player
Mirboo North c1949, c19543
Essendon (VFL) 1950-1952 - 36 Games, 16 Goals
Stawell - 19534

Coach

Comment


1950'S CROP OFNEW LEAGUE PLAYERS LOOKS GOOD Says Percy Taylor

Argus 2-Sep-1950 p10-11 Weekend Magazine

IN A PREMIER team blessed with fine reserves, it is difficult for a newcomer to break in. It is a tribute to the ability of Bill Snell that he has been a regular at Essendon in his first year. He came from Mirboo to the seconds several years ago, and then returned home again until this year. His play in the practice games1 was outstanding, and his inclusion in the senior side became almost automatic. He is a good mark, a lovely kick, passes with either foot, has wonderful ball control, and a nice turn.

ESSENDON are lucky to find a new player Capable of filling the centre job. That player is BILL SNELL, who carne from Mirboo North. He has had city experience, as he played for Essendon seconds about three years ago.

Bill, a 6-footer, first played at centre half-forward, but when another player was needed for the centre, he was given that job. There his height has been a great asset. In addition, his long stride, topped off by a long low drop kick with cither foot, gives forwards many opportunities.

He is a single man, engaged in the refrigerating business.




Other Photos



AFL Tables - Bill Snell
Wikipedia - Bill Snell

Sources


1. Essendon FC Past Players Database - Essendon FC website Jan2015
2. Essendon FC Past Players Database - Essendon FC website Jan2015
3. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Snell
4. Essendon FC Past Players Database - Essendon FC website Jan2015



Image Player Privacy

View our Privacy Policy and Disclosure Statement
Report Issue: admin@boylesfootballphotos.net.au
Where possible, please specify which page and which material are at issue.


What's New

More Articles

Ken and Michael are proud members of the Australian Football Heritage Group (AFHG)
Image
This site is an independent creation. Site content and views expressed are personal and are not endorsed by the AFHG.

Read our comments regarding Sharing Your Football Memorabilia - Donating Items to your Club

Matches

Boyles Photos by Year//Interesting Games
1890s, 1900s, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s

Outside Football

General links to footballers' occupations and links to other sports.
Links to Outside Football

Quizes