Loading...
 

Perkins, Bill (SLV 122_110)

Charles Boyles Collection SLV
Image
Link to Photo at SLV Website
SLV Accession no. H2008.122/110

Team: Richmond (VFL)
Location: Punt Road Oval (East Melbourne)
Date: circa 1940s

People: Bill Perkins

Comment

The player is Richmond defender William ‘Polly’ Perkins photographed at Richmond’s Punt Road Oval in front of Ernest H. King grandstand circa mid-late forties. Perkins, a defender from Noble Park who was born in England, played 148 games for the Tigers from 1940-49. He was on the half-back-flank in their 1943 premiership team and represented Victoria in 1946. Perkins later coached Brighton in the VFA and worked alongside Norman Banks and Doug Heywood as a football commentator on 3AW. The E.H.King grandstand, opened in 1938, was converted to the Richmond Social Club in 1980.

Further Work Needed



Duplicates - Near Identical Photos






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