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.

Above image; At almost 40 years of age, Reg played in a Carlton v Geelong past players match at Princes Park in 1959. (CFC image)

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.


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?)

Picture Call Prompts Snappy Response.

The Carlton Football Club and Blueseum's quest to find an image of all Carlton VFL/AFL players led club historian Tony De Bolfo to unearth a team photo containing Reg Morgan.
To read Tony's article, click below.

Blueseum: Summary of playing statistics for Reg Morgan | Morgan's Blueseum Image Gallery
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Page last modified on Saturday 23 of February, 2019 11:36:58 AEDT by blueycarlton.

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