Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Ralph Shalless

Known as
Ralph Shalless

28 January 1923

27 October 2006 (aged 83)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 198d
Last game: 26y 141d

Height and weight
Height: 178 cm
Weight: 89 kg

Senior clubs
Melbourne; Hawthorn

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 27, 26
Hawthorn: 17

Recruited from
Melbourne (1948)

Ralph Shalless

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
MelbourneV/AFL1943, 1946430.7525%0
V/AFL1943, 1946, 1948-19492160.2924%0
Total1943, 1946, 1948-19492160.2924%0

AFL: 5,252nd player to appear, 6,355th most games played, 5,872nd most goals kickedMelbourne: 628th player to appear, 1,001st most games played, 675th most goals kickedHawthorn: 379th player to appear, 467th most games played, 516th most goals kicked


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