Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Brian Randall

Known as
Brian Randall

12 October 1920

4 December 1991 (aged 71)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 238d
Last game: 24y 282d

Height and weight
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 29

Brian Randall

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 4,940th player to appear, 4,051st most games played, 2,569th most goals kickedRichmond: 400th player to appear, 293rd most games played, 201st most goals kicked

Recruited by Richmond from Richmond Districts in 1939 Brian Randall was a follower and tall forward who spent a lot of time in the reserves, but also managed to play in three senior grand finals. In 1943 he helped the Tigers down Essendon in the flag decider by five points, and he also played in the losing grand finals of 1942 against Essendon and 1944 against Fitzroy. His senior VFL career spanned the years 1941 to 1945, during which he played 54 games and scored 36 goals. He later captain-coached Echuca to consecutive premierships in 1948-9.

Author - John Devaney


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