|Jumper||18, 29, 15|
|V/AFL Clubs||Hawthorn, Carlton|
Of quite hefty build at 185cm and 91kg, Horrie Bullen failed to establish himself during his first stab at league football with Hawthorn in 1926. After managing just 2 senior games forthe year he quit the VFL scene to join Doncaster, where he spent the next five seasons. Carlton eventually spotted his potential, and enticed him back to the big time in 1932, when he was aged twenty-six; at the end of that year he played as a ruckman and kicked a couple of goals in the Blues' losing grand final team against Richmond. A sturdy, reliable, efficient performer, he went on to give solid service in 59 VFL games between 1932 and 1934 and in 1936-7. He booted 38 goals. Most commonly used as a follower, he could also hold down a key defensive position.
Author - John Devaney