Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Lance Arnold

Known as
Lance Arnold

6 May 1926

31 January 1990 (aged 63)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 5d
Last game: 28y 142d

Height and weight
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 87 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 10

Lance Arnold

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 5,555th player to appear, 1,332nd most games played, 1,237th most goals kickedMelbourne: 663rd player to appear, 69th most games played, 93rd most goals kicked

Mildura recruit Lance Arnold played 149 VFL games and kicked 88 goals for Melbourne between 1946 and 1954. He was a real asset in that he could hold down any key position.In 1948, playing mainly at centre half forward, he was Melbourne's leading goal kicker with 41 goals. He was at centre half forward that same year in both the drawn Grand Final and subsequent win against Essendon.

Author - John Devaney


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