Les Bryant

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Les Bryant
Personal information
Full name Leslie Allan Bryant
Date of birth (1896-06-29)29 June 1896
Place of birth Norwood, South Australia
Date of death 24 April 1965(1965-04-24) (aged 68)
Place of death Heidelberg, Victoria
Original team(s) Norwood
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 91 kg (201 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1923–1924 Fitzroy 35 (23)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1924.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Leslie Allan Bryant (29 June 1896 – 24 April 1965) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1]

A follower, Bryant started his career at West Adelaide.[2] Bryant joined Norwood in 1920 and was a member of Norwood's 1922 premiership team,[3] he was already 26 by the time he made his VFL debut.[4] At Fitzroy, he played a total of 35 senior games, 16 in 1923 and 19 the following year.[4] Bryant appeared in six finals, including the 1923 VFL Grand Final loss to Essendon, which he played from a forward pocket,[5] he represented Victoria in an interstate match against South Australia in 1923.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  2. ^ The Register,"Bryant For Victoria", 9 March 1923, p. 7
  3. ^ "History - Honour Roll". Norwood Football Club. 
  4. ^ a b AFL Tables: Les Bryant
  5. ^ Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7. 
  6. ^ Adelaide Chronicle,"The Victorian Team", 11 August 1923, p. 20

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