1947 Fitzroy Gorillas Roster

Victorian Football League (VFL)
Team Record: 13-6 - 52 points
Finishing 3rd in the VFL
Postseason: 1-1 Finals qualifier
Coach: Fred Hughson (13-6)
1947 Fitzroy Gorillas Statistics

The Fitzroy Gorillas of the Victorian Football League ended the 1947 season with a record of 13 wins and 6 losses for 52 points finishing third in the VFL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-1. Fred Hughson coached the team. The 1947 Fitzroy Gorillas Finals qualifier.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Jim BrownOctober 18, 19266'1"185
Vic ChanterJanuary 26, 19216'0"185
Don ChippAugust 21, 19255'11"159
Bert ClayMay 7, 19156'4"207
George CoatesJuly 3, 19235'9"150
Jack CollinsMay 9, 19255'10"181
Frank CurcioNovember 25, 19126'1"190
Claude CurtinJuly 4, 19206'0"183
Clen DenningFebruary 28, 19115'10"174
Allan FieldsMarch 29, 19146'2"183
Eddie HartJune 16, 19226'0"176
Kevin HartApril 21, 19275'7"154
George HoskinsOctober 16, 19165'10"192
Fred HughsonMay 22, 19146'0"187
Noel JarvisDecember 12, 19245'7"146
Norm JohnstoneJanuary 16, 19276'0"203
Dick KennedySeptember 12, 19255'11"176
Jim KettleJuly 4, 19256'1"183
Alan McLaughlinApril 1, 19205'8"161
Bob MillerOctober 31, 19235'10"154
Leo MonaghanAugust 22, 19165'11"190
Reg NichollsFebruary 27, 19226'0"183
Neil O'ReillyJuly 26, 19256'5"218
Llew OwensSeptember 26, 19275'9"161
Noel PriceDecember 27, 19175'10"172
Alan RuthvenApril 17, 19225'8"161
Harold ShillinglawDecember 2, 19275'9"148
Ken SierJanuary 27, 19226'1"174
Merv SmithDecember 25, 19245'11"168
Bill StephenApril 1, 19285'10"176
Heinz TonnApril 26, 19216'2"187
Jack TooheyApril 4, 19256'0"168
Stan VandersluysJuly 11, 19246'0"185



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