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Chris Ryan

Career: 1902 - 1903
Debut: Round 4, 1902 vs Melbourne, aged 22 years, 202 days
Carlton Player No. 131
Games: 2
Goals: 3
Last game: Round 15, 1903 vs Melbourne, aged 23 years, 285 days
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 88 kg
DOB: 3 November, 1879


In late August 2005 a new Carlton player was discovered that played way back in 1902.

The original history data for Arthur Ryan had him playing 6 games for 3 goals between 1902 and 1904. (Breakdown was 1 game 1902, 1 game 1903 and 4 games in 1904). It was later discovered that it was in fact two players with Arthur Ryan only playing in 1904 (4 games & no goals) and the new player was Chris Ryan who played two games in 1902 and 1903 for three goals. Christopher Daniel Ryan was born 3/11/79 at Kilmore and died 2/5/73 at Brighton aged 93.

Jack Worrall began coaching the first eleven on October 3, 1902 at Xavier and the school's paper "The Xaverian" said for 1902 on May 24th - Our ex-House Captain C. Ryan played for Carlton and kicked a goal and on June 1st - He received quite a flattering report in the "Australian" as a ruckman.

Blueseum: Summary of playing statistics for Chris Ryan | Ryan's Blueseum Image Gallery

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