Clegg, Ron (SLV 125_007)

Charles Boyles Collection SLV
Link to Photo at SLV Website
SLV Accession no. 125/7

Team: South Melbourne (VFL)
Location: Lake Oval (Albert Park)
Date: circa 1949-51

People: Ron Clegg


This is Ron Clegg, South Melbourne (VFL) champion and 1949 Brownlow Medallist, photographed at the Lake Oval, circa 1949-51.

One of South Melbourne’s greatest-ever players, Clegg played 231 games and kicked 156 goals for the Swans from 1945-54 and 1956-60. He played both ends of the ground, at centre-half-back and centre-half-forward. He won the 1949 Brownlow Medal and was runner-up to Bernie Smith in 1951. Clegg won the club’s best and fairest award three times – 1948, 1949, and 1951 – and was captain 1953-54 and 1956-60. He captain-coached the Swans 1958-59.

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Duplicates - Near Identical Photos

1170_0659 - Clegg, Ron - Negative version 1- v1
XX_M3312 - Clegg, Ron - v2 - Cropped Photo
XX_M2695 - Clegg, Ron - v3 - Cropped Photo
125_007 - Ron Clegg - Cropped Photo

1170_0173 - Clegg, Ron - Negative version 2

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