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Key Facts

Full name
Anthony Morwood

Known as
Tony Morwood

Born
17 May 1960 (age 62)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 17y 326d
Last game: 29y 88d

Height and weight
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 76 kg

Senior clubs
Sydney

Jumper numbers
Sydney: 21

Family links
Paul Morwood (Brother)Shane Morwood (Brother)

Tony Morwood

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
SydneyV/AFL1978-19892293971.7346%9.893.754.9438
Total1978-19892293971.7346%9.893.754.9438

AFL: 8,978th player to appear, 387th most games played, 102nd most goals kickedSydney: 1,058th player to appear, 20th most games played, 8th most goals kicked

Tony Morwood was an accomplished all round footballer who was capable of the odd flash of match-winning brilliance. Slimly built, he was excellent overhead, and possessed plenty of pace. Much of his football was played on a half forward flank, where he displayed a keen goal sense, topping the Swans' goal kicking list with 56 goals in 1979 and 45 in 1982.

When South Melbourne moved to Sydney in 1982, Morwood happily relocated to the Harbor City and continued to play consistently fine football for another eight seasons. All told, he played 229 VFL games and kicked 397 goals between 1978 and 1989, besides representing Victoria. He was chosen on a half forward flank in the Swans' official 'Team of the Twentieth Century'. He served the Swans' in the position of 'General Manager - Melbourne' for many years.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Footy Publications

Footnotes

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