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Scotch's first 66 VFL/AFL players

1  William Thomas Ahern
Born 25 June 1874. SC 1887. Left to attend MGS 1888–94. Debuted 8 May 1897. St Kilda 1897. 12 games. Six goals. St. Kilda’s leading goalkicker in 1897. Died 27 January 1920.

2  Norman Kenneth McLeod
Born 13 April 1879. SC 1894–97. SC 1st XVIII 1894–97 (premiership player, 1894–97). Debuted 8 May 1897. Melbourne 1897–98. 18 games. No goals. Died 3 April 1913.

3  Albert William Robinson
Born 17 June 1878. SC 1895–97. SC 1st XVIII 1895–97 (premiership player 1895–96 and premiership captain 1897). Debuted 8 May 1897. Melbourne 1897. 13 games. Two goals. Died 21 March 1901.

4  Walter Colville Steele
Born 8 September 1878. SC 1894–96. SC 1st XVIII 1895–96 (premiership player, 1895–96). Debuted 8 May 1897. Melbourne 1897–98. 26 games. 12 goals. Died 12 September 1941.

5  Ernest Robert Stewart
Born 5 November 1873. Brother of Oscar (below). SC 1887. Debuted 8 May 1897. St Kilda 1897. 11 games. No goals. Died 25 March 1946.

6  Oscar Reginald Stewart
Born 5 September 1878. SC 1887. Debuted 8 May 1897. St Kilda 1897–98. 15 games. Seven goals. Died 17 January 1952.

7  Frederick William Turner
Born 30 July 1870. SC 1890–91. SC 1st XVIII 1890. Debuted 8 May 1897. St Kilda 1897. 10 games. No goals. Died 21 February 1952.

8  William Rich Weir
Born 23 August 1874. SC 1887–89. Debuted 8 May 1897. Carlton 1897–98. 16 games. One goal. Died 8 July 1955.

9  Etienne Samuel Chapman
Born 26 April 1876. SC 1888–94. SC 1st XVIII 1892–93 (premiership player, 1892). Debuted 15 May 1897. Carlton 1897–98. 25 games. 17 goals. Died 2 December 1949.

10  Edgar Ashton Fortescue Croft
Born 7 May 1872. SC 1888–90. SC 1st XVIII 1888–90. Debuted 15 May 1897. Essendon 1897–99. 15 games. 12 goals. Premiership player, 1897. Died 22 September 1946.

11  Frederick August Nomens
Born 4 August 1869. SC 1883–84. Debuted 15 May 1897. Fitzroy 1897. Two games. One goal. Died 4 January 1953.

12  David Strahan
Born 21 October 1874. SC 1890–92. SC 1st XVIII 1891–92 (premiership player, 1891–92). Debuted 15 May 1897. Melbourne 1897–1900. 29 games. No goals. Died 4 April 1938.

13  Edward Vincent Toms
Born 28 July 1872. SC 1887–90. SC 1st XVIII 1889–90. Dux in 1890. Debuted 15 May 1897. South Melbourne 1897. Seven games. No goals. Died 10 August 1953.

14  Frederick Charles Ball
Born 1 September 1868. SC 1879–87. SC 1st XVIII 1885 and 1887. Debuted 24 May 1897. Essendon 1897. Five games. One goal. Died 4 September 1902.

15  Stanley Spencer Reid
Born 12 July 1872. SC 1886–90. SC 1st XVIII 1889–90. Debuted 29 May 1897. Fitzroy 1897–98. 24 games. No goals. Died of wounds in the Boer War on 29 June 1901.

16  Frederick Godfrey Whitelaw
Born 25 January 1878. SC 1892–94. SC 1st XVIII 1893–94 (premiership player, 1894). Debuted 29 May 1897. St Kilda 1897–99. 30 games. Four goals. Died 30 March 1959.

17  John Thomas Graham
Born 2 March 1878. SC 1895–1898. SC 1st XVIII 1896–98 (premiership player, 1896–98). Debuted 5 June 1897. Melbourne 1897–99. Eight games. Two goals. Died 22 January 1907.

18  Thomas Bruce Crawford
Born 2 September 1879. SC 1897. SC 1st XVIII 1897 (premiership player, 1897). Debuted 26 June 1897. Melbourne 1897. One game. No goals. Died 24 February 1969.

19  Walter William Lyon
Born 1 October 1879. SC 1895–99. SC 1st XVIII 1896–99 (premiership player, 1896–97, premiership captain, 1898 and captain, 1899). Debuted 17 July 1897. Melbourne 1897. One game. No goals. Died 3 January 1964.

20  Arthur Christopher John Russell
Born 29 August 1879. SC 1894–98. SC 1st XVIII 1895–98 (premiership player, 1895–98). Debuted 24 July 1897. Melbourne 1897–98. Five games. Four goals. Died 6 August 1925.

21  Alured Blanshard Gray
Born 20 November 1874. SC 1886–88. Debuted 27 August 1898. Essendon 1898 and 1902. Five games. No goals. Died 2 September 1931.

22  Frederick Charles Scott
Born 11 April 1874. SC 1889–91. SC 1st XIII 1891 (premiership player, 1891). Debuted 13 May 1899. Essendon 1899–1901. 33 games. 25 goals. Carlton 1902–04. 17 games. 11 goals. Died 8 July 1969.

23  Arthur Sowden
Born 6 April 1878. SC 1892–94. Debuted 13 May 1899. Melbourne 1899–1906. 117 games. 13 goals. Died 24 December 1954.

24  Robert Hay
Born 2 March 1880, brother of John (below). SC 1893–95. Debuted 12 August 1899. Fitzroy 1899–1901. Eight games. One goal. Died 27 December 1959.

25  James Umpherston McLean
Born 2 May 1880. SC 1894–96. SC 1st XVIII 1895–96 (premiership player, 1895–96). Debuted 4 May 1901. Melbourne 1901 and 1903. 13 games. Five goals. Died 14 August 1917.

26  John James Graham Colclough
Born 18 October 1883. SC 1897–1901. SC 1st XVIII 1899–1901 (premiership player, 1900–1901). Debuted 9 May 1901. Melbourne 1901. 11 games. Eight goals. Died 28 April 1954.

27  Lindsay Meek Anderson
Born 2 September 1883. SC 1896–1902. SC 1st XVIII 1898–1902 (premiership player 1898 and premiership captain 1901–02). Debuted 1 June 1901. Melbourne 1901–04 and 1906. 16 games. Three goals. Died 12 November 1962.

28  Laurence Ogilvie
Born 31 May 1877. SC 1890–93. SC 1st XVIII 1893. Debuted 1 June 1901. Melbourne 1901. Four goals. Three games. Died 18 January 1927.

29  James Arthur Kennedy
Born 5 February 1882. SC 1896–97. SC 1st XVIII 1897 (premiership player, 1897). Debuted 20 July 1901. Essendon 1901. Three games. Nine goals. Carlton 1905–07. 23 games. 20 goals. Died 20 November 1954.

30  Benjamin Box Baxter
Born 13 November 1876. Father of Raymond (below). SC 1894–96. SC 1st XVIII 1894–96 (premiership player, 1894 and premiership captain, 1895–96). Debuted 3 May 1902. Essendon 1902–06. 67 games. Four goals. Died 6 February 1934.

31  Robert William Sandeman Strachan.
Born 21 May 1886. SC 1898–1901. Debuted 7 May 1904. Collingwood 1904–10. 52 games. 27 goals. Died 20 June 1926 in a fuel explosion in the Pilbara, Western Australia.

32  Donald James Fraser
Born 9 September 1882. SC 1897–99. SC 1st XVIII 1899. Debuted 4 June 1904. Collingwood 1904–06. 31 games. No goals. Died 18 July 1963.

33  Henry Morley Kidgell
Born 27 March 1881. SC 1895–98. SC 1st XVIII 1898 (premiership player, 1898). Debuted 16 July 1904. South Melbourne 1904. Five games. No goals. Died 30 January 1948.

34  Alexander Thomas Ogilvie
Born 7 January 1887. SC 1898–1905. SC 1st XVIII 1902–04. 1904 Captain of Football. Debuted 17 June 1905. Melbourne 1905. One game. One goal. University 1908–09. 27 games. 20 goals. Wounded at Gallipoli in World War I and died of wounds at Malta on 18 August 1915.

35  Francis Paterson Brown
Born 13 November 1887. SC 1901–05. SC 1st XVIII 1903–05. Debuted 19 August 1905. Melbourne 1905–06. Eight games. No goals. St Kilda 1907. One game. No goals. Died 26 November 1928.

36  William Douglas Marshall
Born 9 July 1884. SC 1895–1902. SC 1st XVIII 1900–02 (premiership player, 1900–01). Debuted 9 September 1905. Melbourne 1905. One game. No goals. University 1908. 11 games. No goals. Died 17 May 1971.

37  Spencer Lewis Hayman
Born 6 January 1885. SC 1897–1900. SC 1st XVIII 1900 (premiership player, 1900). Debuted 12 May 1906. Melbourne 1906. Six games. No goals. Died 14 September 1946.

38  John McKenzie Hay
Born 21 April 1886. SC 1906. SC 1st XVIII 1906 (premiership player, 1906). Debuted 16 June 1906. Collingwood 1906–07. 19 games. Two goals. Died 22 September 1958.

39  Lionel Robert Morgan
Born 15 July 1887. SC 1896–1907. SC 1st XVIII 1903–07 (premiership player, 1906). Debuted 30 June 1906. Melbourne 1906. Two games. No goals. Died 11 November 1968.

40  Lancelot Osbert Sleeman
Born 21 March 1885. SC 1900–01. Debuted 8 September 1906. Melbourne 1906. One game. No goals. University 1908. Eight games. One goal. Died 20 December 1968.

41  James Glen McNeilage
Born 17 February 1885. SC 1899. Debuted 27 April 1907. Geelong 1907. Seven games. Two goals. Died 23 August 1952.

42  John Gray
Born 12 July 1888. SC 1905–07. SC 1st XVIII 1905–07 (premiership player, 1906). Debuted 2 May 1908. University 1908–13. 85 games. Three goals. Died 28 June 1947.

43  Martin William Ratz
Born 14 October 1887. SC 1897–1905. SC 1st XVIII 1903–05. 1905 Captain of Football. Debuted 2 May 1908. University 1908–10. 42 games. 52 goals. University’s leading goalkicker, 1908. Died 8 August 1943.

44  James Lyell Thorpe
Born 21 October 1884. SC 1900. SC 1st XVIII 1900 (premiership player, 1900). Debuted 2 May 1908. Fitzroy 1908. Two games. No goals. Died 25 September 1962.

45  Norman Roy Richards
Born 6 April 1890. SC 1906–08. SC 1st XVIII 1906–08 (premiership player, 1906). Debuted 9 May 1908. University 1908–10. 46 games. Five goals. Died 26 July 1952.

46  Herbert Grindell Hurrey
Born 27 January 1888. From XC (1898–1901). SC 1902–06. SC 1st XVIII 1904–06 (premiership player, 1906). Debuted 6 June 1908. University 1908–13. 101 games. 29 goals. Bert was the VFL games record holder for University and the only University player to play 100 VFL games or more. Died 16 December 1961.

47  John Clarke Jones
Born 5 March 1888. SC 1901–06. SC 1st XVIII 1905–06 (premiership player, 1906). Debuted 6 June 1908. University 1908–09 and 1913. 40 games. Three goals. Died 18 June 1960.

48  Albert Ernest Victor Hartkopf
Born 28 December 1889. SC 1897–1909. SC 1st XVIII 1904–09 (premiership player, 1906, and 1909 Captain of Football). Debuted 8 June 1908. University 1908–11 and 1914. 48 games. 87 goals. University’s leading goalkicker 1909–11. Died 20 May 1968.

49  John Albert Laing
Born 5 July 1884. SC 1901–03. SC 1st XVIII 1903. Debuted 8 June 1908. University 1908. Two games. No goals. Died 29 October 1944.

50  James Douglas Campbell
Born 23 March 1886. SC 1899–1902. Debuted 20 June 1908. Essendon 1908. One game. No goals. Died 16 January 1935.

51  Henry Herbert Bowden
Born 31 March 1888. SC 1901–07. SC 1st XVIII 1905–07 (premiership player, 1906, and 1907 Captain of Football). School captain 1906–07. Staff 1913–56. Vice-Principal 1935–56. Debuted 27 June 1908. University 1908. Eight games. Five goals. Died 3 June 1978.

52  Howard Clive Morrison
Born 5 July 1889. SC 1898–1908. SC 1st XVIII 1907–08. Debuted 1 May 1909. Fitzroy 1909–10. 23 games. 18 goals. Died 1 February 1960.

53  Arthur Mitchell Wilson
Born 24 August 1888. Father of Arthur (see below). SC 1902–06. SC 1st XVIII 1905–06 (premiership player, 1906). Debuted 1 May 1909. University 1909–11. 51 games. Three goals. Died 19 December 1947.

54  William Harold McBean
Born 28 February 1889. SC 1906. SC 1st XVIII 1906 (premiership player, 1906). Debuted 14 August 1909. Melbourne 1909. One game. No goals. Died 19 June 1976.

55  Robert Alexander Alan McCracken
Born 13 April 1889. SC 1907. SC 1st XVIII 1907. Debuted 29 April 1911. University 1911–12. 22 games. Eight goals. Died 28 June 1967.

56  Eric William Beresford Woods
Born 12 December 1892. SC 1906–10. Debuted 20 May 1911. University 1911–14. 34 games. No goals. Died 12 August 1936.

57  Westmore Frank Stephens
Born 28 January 1892. SC 1907–11. SC 1st XVIII 1908–11. 1911 School Captain (premiership player, 1911). Debuted 1 June 1912. University 1912–14. 10 games. No goals. Died 15 May 1947.

58  Frederick Richard McIntosh
Born 23 July 1893. SC 1911–12. SC 1st XVIII 1912. Debuted 26 April 1913. University 1913–14. 25 games. Four goals. Essendon 1915. 14 games. One goal. Died of wounds 28 September 1917 in World War I.

59  Stanley Walter Neale
Born 2 January 1894. SC 1906–12. SC 1st XVIII 1909–12 (premiership player, 1911, and 1912 Captain of Football). 1912 School Captain (premiership player, 1911). Debuted 26 April 1913. University 1913–14. 28 games. No goals. Died of wounds in France in World War I on 29 September 1918.

60  Robert Ashley Vines
Born 16 January 1891. Great-grandfather of Ashley Vines, 2010 1st XVIII. SC 1905–10. SC 1st XVIII 1907–10. Debuted 19 July 1913. University 1913–14. 17 games. No goals. Died 10 August 1977.

61  Robert Clive Heatley
Born 6 July 1895. SC 1908–13. SC 1st XVIII 1912–13 (premiership captain, 1913). Debuted 18 July 1914. University 1914. Four games. No goals. Died 22 February 1973.

62  Robert Stanley Rodgerson
Born 20 June 1894. SC 1912–14. SC 1st XVIII 1912–13 (premiership player, 1913). Debuted 29 August 1914. University 1914. One game. No goals. Died 22 December 1955.

63  Clive Alfred Fergie
Born 20 December 1895. SC 1908–14. SC 1st XVIII 1912–14 (premiership player, 1913, and 1914 Captain of Football). Debuted 10 July 1915. Fitzroy 1915–16 and 1919–24. 67 games. 42 goals. Premiership player, 1922. Died 13 August 1960.

64  Walter Edward Fraser
Born 18 June 1897. SC 1911–12. Debuted 8 May 1920. Essendon 1920–22. 19 games. 10 goals. Footscray 1925. Six games. Three goals. Died 10 June 1966.

65  Charles Hector McFadyen
Born 29 October 1892. SC 1907. Debuted 15 May 1920. Essendon 1920. Four games. Two goals. Died 26 August 1965.

66  Leslie John Patience Carbarns
Born 1 April 1891. SC 1907–08. Debuted 12 June 1920. St Kilda 1920–21. 19 games. One goal. Hawthorn 1925. 12 games. Two goals. Died 3 May 1970.

Updated: Monday 24 June 2013