Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Frank Love

Known as
Frank Love

22 February 1888

27 May 1969 (aged 81)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 22y 144d
Last game: 26y 69d

Height and weight
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 89 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 4

Frank Love

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 1,691st player to appear, 4,290th most games played, 10,335th most goals kickedRichmond: 73rd player to appear, 313th most games played, 888th most goals kicked

Before he embarked on a VFL career Frank Love was a prominent sportsman in the Wimmera, playing football for Nhill from 1906 to 1909, as well as excelling at cricket and billiards. Some records suggest that he may have played some football with North Melbourne in 1909, but this has proved impossible to substantiate. He was recruited by Richmond in 1910 and went on to play 49 VFL games for the club over five seasons, without registering a goal. He mostly played at full back and centre half back.

Author - John Devaney


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