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Key Facts

Full name
Edward Morcom

Known as
Eddie Morcom

Born
17 May 1917

Died
20 August 2007 (aged 90)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 342d
Last game: 28y 107d

Height and weight
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 77 kg

Senior clubs
North Melbourne

Jumper numbers
North Melbourne: 26

Eddie Morcom

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
North MelbourneV/AFL1937-1939, 1944-194575180.2437%11.000.009
Total1937-1939, 1944-194575180.2437%11.000.009

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 4,460th player to appear, 3,139th most games played, 3,818th most goals kickedNorth Melbourne: 230th player to appear, 180th most games played, 265th most goals kicked

Eddie Morcom was a handy half forward and half back flanker whose league football career was curtailed by world war two. He played 75 VFL games and scored 18 goals for North Melbourne from 1937 to 1939 and in 1944-5. He rounded off his playing career with 16 VFA games and 17 goals for Brunswick in 1946.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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