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Reg Morgan

Playing Career: 1942
Debut: Round 10, 1942 v Melbourne, aged 22 years, 275 days
Carlton Player No. 576
Games: 2
Goals: 0
Last game: Round 11, 1942 v Collingwood, aged 22 years, 282 days
Guernsey No. 25
Height: 182 cm (5ft 11.5ins)
Weight: 76 kgs (11st 9lbs)
DOB: October 9, 1919


Wearing guernsey #25, Morgan played 2 consecutive games for Carlton after debuting in 1942.

1943 May 15
"Reginald Morgan 23, married of Grange rd, Alphington, suffered a ruptured spleen when playing for Carlton Seconds on Saturday. He was operated on at the Royal Melbourne Hospital, and is on the danger list." (Argus Monday 17 May p8)

Morgan was born in Richmond, and recruited from Northcote. He passed away on the 12th Feburary, 2002 aged 82.

Morgan also wore Guernsey No. 14 (1942) and Guernsey No. 15 (1940) whilst playing with the Carlton reserves team.

Footnote

The Sporting Globe June 08 1940 (p5) published a write up on all players on the Carlton list.
They had an entry for a Roy Morgan
"Baseballer turned footballer. When at Faraday Street S.S. represented Victoria at baseball carnival. Played that sport after leaving school.
Started with Carlton fourths. In firsts' list in 1937. Age 19. wt 11 st. 10lb: ht 5ft 11in. Single; motor body builder. Cricket in summer, keen on reading."
(same person?)

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