|Jumper||35, 6, 19, 33|
|V/AFL Clubs||Carlton, Geelong, Footscray, South Melbourne|
George Dougherty commenced his VFL career at Carlton, where he played 17 games and kicked 15 goals between 1934 and 1936. However, it was at Geelong, where he moved midway through the 1936 season, that he truly established himself as a top quality league footballer. Strong overhead, he kicked both accurately and long, and although not fast was a good ball getter. He was also extremely dangerous near goal. His 121 games and 188 goals for the Cats came in two stints, between 1936 and 1941, and from 1944 to 1945. He was a follower resting in the forward pocket in Geelong's 1937 grand final win over Collingwood. During his two season stint away from Geelong, Dougherty played 25 games and booted 30 goals for Footscray. He finished his league career at South Melbourne, where he added 10 games and 26 goals in 1945.
Author - John Devaney