Don Murray        

Don Murray


Victorian Football Association
Games: 9 (possibly 15)
Career: 1890
DOB: 1864
DOD: 03 September 1954 Williamstown

Donald Hugh Murray

Left: Murray, taken from the 1890 Carlton team photo taken in Sydney.

1890 Don Murray recruited from the South Williamstown Football Club and joined Carlton along with one of Williamstown's best ever players and friend Dick Salt. Both eventually returned to play for Williamstown.
(South Williamstown were the first team to wear white knicks or shorts.)

1890 April 12
Named in squad to play Britannia at Princes Oval.

1890 April 26
Named in squad to play Brunswick (23) at Brunswick.

1890 May 03
Named in squad to play in the first round of 1890 Premiership season against Melbourne at the M.C.G.

1890 May 17
Murray named in Carlton squad to play Port Melbourne at the M.C.G.

Murray played in other games this year, see 1890.

1954 September 07
Donald Hugh Murray passed away aged 90 years at his home in Williamstown.
He played for both the South Williamstown and Carlton Football Clubs.
Murray was also cricketer, and in 1892 he played in a Williamstown eleven that played England, which was captained by the famous W. G. Grace.
Don had been a member of the Williamstown cricket club since 1885 and at his time of death was it's oldest member.
He was also part of the St. Andrew's Church choir for 70 years and trained children in their singing for 50 years.
Don had worked all his adult life at the Newport Railway Workshops as an engine fitter.

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