Wal Matthews

Llewellyn Walter Matthews (12 May 1894 – 12 March 1973) was an Australian rules footballer who played with South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1]

Wal Matthews
Personal information
Full name Llewellyn Walter Matthews
Date of birth (1894-05-12)12 May 1894
Place of birth Hopetoun, Victoria
Date of death 12 March 1973(1973-03-12) (aged 78)
Place of death Kew, Victoria
Original team(s) Port Melbourne
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1922–24 South Melbourne 22 (7)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1924.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Matthews coached Nagambie in 1925,[2] before being appointed as captain / coach of Benalla Football Club in the Ovens & Murray Football League in June 1926.[3]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 560. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5.
  2. ^ "1925 - Around the clubs". The Age. 1 May 1925. p. 8. Retrieved 11 June 2021.
  3. ^ "1926 - Tomorrow's Matches". Benalla Standard (Vic). 25 June 1925. p. 5. Retrieved 11 June 2021.

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