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Bill Martin

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Height: 6'0" (183cm)
Weight: 12.8 (80kg)
Guernsey No. 53 (1979)
Guernsey No. 19 (1978 U/19's)
DOB: 1961.


Bill Martin played U/19's football for Carlton from 1977 to 1979, he also played reserve grade football in 1979. Martin was also a key member of the U/19's premiership in 1978 which was under the guidance of former Carlton premiership winger Bryan Quirk. Martin was named as Carlton's best player in the Grand Final.

Martin was recruited from North Reservoir.

1971
- Awarded Preston District Junior Football Association (P.D.J.F.A) under 10's best and fairest.
- Awarded North Reservoir Football Club under 10s best and fairest.
 
1973
- Awarded Preston District Junior Football
- Association (P.D.J.F.A) under 12s best and fairest.
- Awarded North Reservoir Football Club under 12's best and fairest.
 
1975
- Awarded Preston District Junior Football Association (P.D.J.F.A) under 14s best and fairest.
- Awarded North Reservoir Football Club under 14s best and fairest.
 
1977
- Awarded Preston District Junior Football Association (P.D.J.F.A) under 16s runner up.
- Awarded North Reservoir Football Club under 16's best and fairest.
 
1978
- Recruited from North Reservoir Football Club to Carlton Football Club.
- Awarded Carlton under 19 Best on Ground in the Victorian Football League grand final versus Collingwood.
- Awarded Victorian Teal Cup team under 17 best player at the AFL National Championships.
Represented on the under 17s All-Australian team versus Papua New Guinea.
 
1979
- Career ending knee injury playing for the Carlton Reserves.
 
 
Coaching Career
 
Martin went on to coach at Reservoir Football Club, coaching both the under 18s 1983 Premiership and the under 19s 1984 Premiership.
 
Following his time at Reservoir Football Club, Bill Martin joined as coach of the Waratah Football Club NT (N.T.F.L) where he managed 4 Premierships from 8 Grand Final appearances. Martin was named coach of the Waratahs team of the century.

Career Highlights

1978 Under 19's Premiership Player and best on ground

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