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Key Facts

Full name
Bruce Campbell

Known as
Bruce Campbell

2 May 1890

16 October 1964 (aged 74)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 362d
Last game: 30y 104d

Senior clubs
Carlton; Fitzroy; Subiaco; Melbourne

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 3
Melbourne: 30

Recruited from
Carlton (1911); Fitzroy (1920)

Bruce Campbell

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
V/AFL1911-1912, 192023311.3530%0

AFL: 1,721st player to appear, 6,077th most games played, 2,841st most goals kickedCarlton: 246th player to appear, 985th most games played, 999th most goals kickedFitzroy: 184th player to appear, 523rd most games played, 177th most goals kickedMelbourne: 374th player to appear, 946th most games played, 609th most goals kicked

Bruce Campbell was a brilliant, high marking forward who was among a swathe of players to debut with Subiaco in 1908. He went on to play a total of 93 senior games for the club, culminating in the 3.3 (21) to 2.7 (19) defeat of Perth in the 1915 premiership decider. Campbell also played in the Maroons' 1913 premiership team. In 1911 he had interrupted his career with the Maroons by venturing to Victoria where he played 3 games for Carlton before crossing to Fitzroy during the same season. He was the Roys' top goal kicker with 25 goals that year, and continued briefly with the club in 1912. He played a total of 15 league games with Fitzroy, and later had another brief VFL spell with Melbourne where he played 5 games and booted 4 goals in 1920.

Author - John Devaney


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