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Maurie Pope


Playing Career: 1956 - 1958
Debut: Round 16, 1956 v Collingwood, aged 19 years, 335 days
Carlton Player No. 706
Games: 7
Goals: 2
Last game: Round 18, 1958 v South Melbourne, aged 21 years, 353 days
Guernsey No. 32 (1956) and No. 26 (1957 - 58)
Height: 199 cm (6ft 6in)
Weight: 99 kgs (14st)
DOB: September 4, 1936


Pope played 7 games for Carlton after debuting in Season 1956 in 32 for one game.

Maurie then wore Guernsey No. 26 in 1957 and 1958 for 6 games, playing half his games as a forward pocket. In the Round 15, 1958 game against St Kilda, Pope kicked two of Carlton's eight goals in what was a close victory by just five points.

Pope came through Carlton's Under 19's.

Maurie Pope headed to SANFL club West Adelaide for the 1959 season.

Footnote:

ARMY HAS FIRST CLAIM ON BLUES' BIG "CHOOKA"

To read The Argus report click here> http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article71650918

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