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Key Facts

Full name
Geoffrey Howells

Known as
Geoff Howells

Born
1 September 1935 (age 87)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 256d
Last game: 24y 256d

Height and weight
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 83 kg

Senior clubs
Hawthorn

Jumper numbers
Hawthorn: 33, 40, 25

Geoff Howells

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
HawthornV/AFL1954-196059270.4653%2
Total1954-196059270.4653%2

AFL: 6,450th player to appear, 3,795th most games played, 3,105th most goals kickedHawthorn: 449th player to appear, 240th most games played, 193rd most goals kicked

Normally used as a defender, but perfectly at home in other positions, Geoff Howells was a reliable performer for Hawthorn in 59 VFL games from 1954 to 1960. He was a key member of the first Hawks team to qualify for a finals series in 1957.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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