Australian Football

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Key Facts

Full name
William Bourke

Known as
Bill Bourke

Born
23 July 1882

Place of birth
Ireland (Lahinch)

Died
8 August 1927 (aged 45)

Place of death
Middle Park, VIC (3206)

Occupation
Taxi driver, Boot manufacturer

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 25y 284d
Last game: 27y 43d

Height and weight
Weight: 75 kg

Senior clubs
Richmond

State of origin
Ireland (Lahinch)

Bill Bourke

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
RichmondVFA1906-1907
RichmondV/AFL1908-190932451.4134%0
Total1906-190932451.41

AFL: 1,324th player to appear, 5,265th most games played, 2,164th most goals kickedRichmond: 1st player to appear, 405th most games played, 158th most goals kicked

Footnotes

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