Hilton Buckney

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Hilton Buckney
Personal information
Full name Hilton Edward Buckney
Date of birth (1910-06-05)5 June 1910
Date of death 27 September 1987(1987-09-27) (aged 77)
Original team(s) Lefroy
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1932 Hawthorn 11 (3)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1932.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Hilton Edward Buckney (5 June 1910 – 27 September 1987) was an Australian Rules footballer from Tasmania who played in the 1920s and 1930s. He played with the Lefroy Football Club in the TFL for most of his career and captained his state at the 1933 Sydney Carnival.[1][2]

In 1932 Buckney played 11 games for Hawthorn in the VFL and kicked three goals. He debuted in Round 4 versus Carlton at Princes Park.[3]

References

  1. ^ "FOOTBALL. THE CARNIVAL". The Advocate. Burnie, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 17 July 1933. p. 8. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "TO PLAY BIGGER GAME". The Mercury. Hobart, Tas.: National Library of Australia. 10 May 1941. p. 12. Retrieved 20 November 2011. 
  3. ^ http://afltables.com/afl/stats/games/1932/031019320521.html
  • Hilton Buckney's playing statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2011). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 9th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.


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