Bill Harvey (Australian footballer)

Bill Harvey (10 October 1926 – 6 September 1957) was an Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Bill Harvey
Personal information
Full name Bill Harvey
Date of birth (1926-10-10)10 October 1926
Date of death 6 September 1957(1957-09-06) (aged 30)
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1948 North Melbourne 2 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1948.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Harvey, a key forward, managed just two VFL appearances, against Collingwood and Footscray in the 1948 season.[1]

He then played in the Diamond Valley Football League for Heidelberg and kicked 102 goals in 1950, the most by any player that season.

In 1951 he joined Preston.[2]

He was the grandfather of North Melbourne games record holder Brent Harvey.[3]


  1. ^ AFL Tables: Bill Harvey
  2. ^ The Argus,"Harvey To Miss Two V.F.A. Rounds", 18 July 1951, p. 12
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.

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