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South Melbourne Seconds 1948 (SLV 122_098)

Charles Boyles Collection SLV
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Link to Photo at SLV Website
SLV Accession no. H2008.122/98

Team: South Melbourne (VFL)
Location: Brunswick Street Oval (Fitzroy)
Date: circa 1948

People:

Top Rows (including heads poking over): Pat Bourke b1923, Allan Miller, Unknown, Harry Simpson, Fred Fairweather, Alan Linden (tie), Wylie Chambers, Frank Prouse, Roy Treverton, Alec Brown, Jack Garrick
Middle Row: Arthur Fox,Probably Kevin Collins, Tom Ryan, Harry Mears, Unknown, Les Williams
Front Row: Unknown, Unknown, Stan Bulpit, Max Blumfield ?


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A South Melbourne (VFL) Seconds team circa 1947-48. Appears to have been photographed at the Brunswick Street (Fitzroy) Oval but the players are all wearing black shorts.

Players recognised are Pat Bourke (first player on left of top row), Jack Garrick (extreme right of top row), Arthur Fox (first player on left of middle row). The fifth player from the right in top row is possibly Wiley Chambers.
Fox and Garrick both played their first senior games for South in 1948. Small number of spectators. St. John’s Ambulance member in group. Twenty players - therefore post-1946.


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Fred Fairweather cleared to South Melbourne in 1948


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