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Graham Arthur

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Full name  Graham Francis Arthur
Years  Team
1955–1968  Hawthorn
Weight  86 kg
Years  Club
Height  1.80 m
Height/Weight  180cm / 86kg
Name  Graham Arthur

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Date of birth  (1936-06-09) 9 June 1936 (age 79)
Role  Australian Rules Footballer

Original team  Sandhurst Football Club

Graham Francis Arthur is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Arthur played primarily as a half forward, debuting while still only 18 years old.

He was the captain of the first Hawthorn side to win the Grand Final and made a dozen appearances for the Victorian state team. He was named as captain of Hawthorn's official Team of the Century.

Arthur was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame in the initial intake in 1996, his citation reading:

Hawthorn’s first premiership captain was a brilliant half-forward flanker/centreman.

Arthur's father Alan Arthur played for Essendon.

On 24 October 2000, Arthur was awarded the Australian Sports Medal for his contribution to Australian football.

References

Graham Arthur Wikipedia


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