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Key Facts

Full name
Paul Harrison

Known as
Paul Harrison

Born
26 July 1944

Died
17 March 2005 (aged 60)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 268d
Last game: 26y 20d

Height and weight
Height: 187 cm
Weight: 83 kg

Senior clubs
South Melbourne

Jumper numbers
South Melbourne: 18

Paul Harrison

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL1963-1970119270.2331%10.851.692.9017
Total1963-1970119270.2331%10.851.692.9017

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 7,436th player to appear, 1,929th most games played, 3,163rd most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 870th player to appear, 108th most games played, 270th most goals kicked

Tough and durable, if somewhat ungainly and unprepossessing in approach, South Melbourne's Traralgon recruit Paul Harrison enjoyed a fine, 119-game, 27-goal VFL career between 1963 and 1970. He afforded persuasive evidence that style and effectiveness do not inevitably or invariably go hand in hand.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Footy Publications

Footnotes

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