Ron Savage

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Ron Savage
Personal information
Date of birth 22 April 1917
Date of death 15 January 1974(1974-01-15) (aged 56)
Original team(s) Mitcham
Debut Round 14, 1938, Carlton
vs. Essendon, at Princes Park
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 89 kg (196 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1938–1945 Carlton 111 (95)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1945.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Ron Savage (22 April 1917 – 15 January 1974) was an Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Savage made his debut for the Carlton Football Club in round 14 of the 1938 season. He left the club after winning the best and fairest award in 1945.

He moved Tasmania for a few years and played or coached Hobart in the Tasmanian Football League (1946–47), Franklin in the Huon Football Association in 1948, and then City (1949–50) and Longford (1951–52) in the Northern Tasmanian Football Association. Savage then returned to Victoria to coach the Red Cliffs Football Club.

External links

  • Ron Savage's playing statistics from AFL Tables
  • Ron Savage at Blueseum


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