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Alan Poore

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Nickname(s)  Sammy
Name  Alan Poore
Years  Club
Height/Weight  179 cm / 80 kg
Original team(s)  Mentone

Alan Poore Australian Football Alan Poore Player Bio
Date of birth  (1942-07-07)7 July 1942
1961–1964 1965–71, 1978  Collingwood (VFL) Waverley (VFA)

Alan Poore (born 7 July 1942) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and Waverley in the Victorian Football Association (VFA).

Poore had a brief career with Collingwood, remaining with the club for four years from 1961 until 1964 but never managing to cement a regular place the side, in part due to injuries suffered in a car accident in 1962. In 1965 he joined Waverley and was a member of their premiership side that season as well as winning a J. J. Liston Trophy. He won the award again in 1966 to become the first ever player in the history of the VFA to win it twice. A centreman, he was also a dual best and fairest winner at Waverley and in 1966 represented the VFA at the Hobart Carnival. He left the club after 1971, but made a brief comeback in 1978 at the age of 35. He finished with a total of 124 games for Waverley.

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