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Ron Phillips (Australian footballer)

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Full name  Horace Ronald Phillips
Years  Club

1940, 1946-1953  North Adelaide
Name  Ron Phillips
Date of birth  (1921-06-03)3 June 1921
Place of birth  Peterborough, South Australia
Date of death  11 January 2007(2007-01-11) (aged 85)

Horace Ronald "Ron" Phillips (3 June 1921 – 11 January 2007) was an Australian rules footballer who played with North Adelaide in the SANFL. He won back to back Magarey Medals in 1948 and 1949, the only other North Adelaide player to achieve this feat is Tommy MacKenzie.

Phillips was a very versatile footballer and played in most positions during his 139-game career. His 1948 Magarey Medal win was at centre half back and he won the award the following season when playing at centre half forward. From 1949 to 1952 he topped North Adelaide's goalkicking, with his best tally of 66 goals coming in 1952. He also played interstate football for South Australia, making a total of 10 appearances.

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