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Key Facts

Full name
Allan Cooke

Known as
Allan Cooke

Born
9 April 1930

Died
12 May 2010 (aged 80)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 21d
Last game: 28y 24d

Height and weight
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 85 kg

Senior clubs
Richmond

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 7

Recruited from
Mitcham (1949)

Family links
Ed Cooke (Father)

Allan Cooke

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
RichmondV/AFL1949-1958116540.4747%2
Total1949-1958116540.4747%2

AFL: 5,883rd player to appear, 1,963rd most games played, 1,914th most goals kickedRichmond: 485th player to appear, 116th most games played, 138th most goals kicked

Recruited by Richmond from Eastern Suburbs Football League Club Mitcham, Allan Cooke gave the Tigers 116 VFL games worth of solid service between 1949 and 1958. He booted 54 goals. An energetically powerful ruckman, he marked well and gave sterling support to the likes of Bill Morris and, more especially, Roy Wright. He later served as Richmond's chairman of selectors.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Footy Publications

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.