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Michael Nash        

Michael Nash

Victorian Football Association
Born: 1862 Melbourne.
Died: 1939 Fitzroy.
Career: 1882


Michael 'Mick' Nash.

1881 Star Of Carlton player;
Giant of the team, good follower, marks and kicks well, splendid punt kick.
(The Footballer 1881)

1882 acquisition from Star Of Carlton.
(Centenary Souvenir of Carlton Football Club, p16)

Pennings' O.O.A.F. Vol. 5 does not list Michael as playing a senior Carlton game.

Brother of Thomas M. Nash


Michaels's son, Robert H. Nash played with Collingwood 1904 - 1909
for 88 games and captained the side in 1909.

Michael Nash is the grand-father of South Melbourne V.F.L. champion Laurie Nash, (Robert's son).

Laurie Nash played 99 V.F.L. games, kicked 246 goals for The Bloods, 1933 - 1937 and 1945.
A.F.L. Hall of Fame.
S.Melb./Sydney. Team of the Century.
He also played Test Cricket for Australia.

Laurie's last V.F.L. game was against Carlton in front of 63,000 at Princes Park in the 1945 "Bloodbath" Grand Final.

Laurie's brother Bob Nash was a star full forward with City (Launceston) and also played with South Melbourne.
(Everything You Wanted To Know About Australian Rules Football But Couldn't Be Bothered Asking. Graeme Atkinson. p134)

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