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Full name  Barry Gavin
1965-66  North Melbourne
Years  Club

Height/Weight  188 cm / 86 kg
Name  Barry Gavin
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Date of birth  (1944-08-20) 20 August 1944 (age 71)

Original team(s)  Hamilton Imperials

Barry Gavin ( 20 August 1944 - 8 May 2017 ) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).


Playing career

Barry Gavin debuted for North Melbourne at 20y, 317d where he played six games from 1965-1966. Barry was the 578th player to represent North Melbourne where he kicked two goals wearing the numbers 42 and 54.

Post career

Barry Gavin worked as a physiotherapist at the Hawthorn Football Club and was instrumental during their golden era during the 70s and 80s. Barry has been associated with the Hawthorn Football Club for over 30 years since joining the club as assistant physio in 1972 under Harry Miller. Barry was appointed chief physio in 1975 and has played an integral part in the performance and rehabilitation of players during his time at the club. Barry was recognised for his efforts in 1990 when he was rewarded with life membership at the Hawthorn Football Club. Barry has also worked as chief physio at the Melbourne Storm Rugby League Club.

Personal life

Barry Gavin is married to Di Gavin with three children; Sam, Eliza and Amy. Barry developed his own successful physio business called 'Total Physio Care' with three clinics throughout Melbourne.


Barry Gavin Wikipedia

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