Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Douglas Reynolds

Known as
Doug Reynolds

4 September 1933

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 249d
Last game: 25y 310d

Height and weight
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 71 kg

Senior clubs
Footscray; Richmond

Jumper numbers
Footscray: 28, 8
Richmond: 8

Recruited from
Footscray (1958)

Doug Reynolds

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 6,209th player to appear, 2,566th most games played, 3,771st most goals kickedFootscray: 391st player to appear, 160th most games played, 302nd most goals kickedRichmond: 588th player to appear, 596th most games played, 702nd most goals kicked

Doug Reynolds played a big part in Footscray’s breakthrough premiership win in 1954. Prominently listed among the team’s best players in the second semi final defeat of Geelong he was again rated highly after contributing a goal from his wing to the Bulldogs’ 15.12 to 7.9 grand final victory over Melbourne. He arrived at Footscray from Spotswood’s under 18s where had twice enjoyed premiership success as well as winning a best and fairest award in 1951. From 1952 to 1958 he played 80 VFL games for the Dogs and scored 17 goals. He crossed to Richmond midway through the 1958 season, and added a final 15 appearances plus a couple of goals over the course of that year and the next. In 1960-1 he played with Sorrento, winning the club’s best and fairest award in the latter season.

Author - John Devaney


Full Points Publications


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