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Kenneth Richard Greenwood
15 December 1941
18 April 2021 (aged 79)
Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 127d
Last game: 30y 192d
Height and weight
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 96 kg
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Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only
AFL: 7,325th player to appear, 1,700th most games played, 3,181st most goals kickedCarlton: 746th player to appear, 313th most games played, 319th most goals kickedFootscray: 553rd player to appear, 180th most games played, 439th most goals kicked
Recruited from South Bendigo, Ken Greenwood debuted with Carlton in 1962 and was a member that season of the Blues’ losing grand final team against Essendon. A sturdy and dependable ruckman, he acted as understudy to the great John Nicholls, and after a consistent first season he struggled to achieve regular selection.
In 1967, after 55 VFL games and 19 goals in a navy blue jumper Greenwood was cleared to Footscray, where he developed into an extremely handy player. Runner-up, by just a single vote, in the Bulldogs’ 1967 best and fairest award he was a consistently useful performer in 73 games over half a dozen seasons, during which he registered seven goals.
Author - John Devaney