Michael Turner (Australian rules footballer)

Michael Turner (Australian rules footballer)
Michael Turner
Personal information
Full name Michael Turner
Date of birth 6 December 1954
Original team Warrnambool
Height/Weight 183 cm / 77 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1974-1988 Geelong 245 (285)
1 Playing statistics to end of 1988 season .

Michael Turner (born 6 December 1954) is a former Australian rules footballer who played 245 games for the Geelong Football Club in the VFL from 1974 to 1988.

He followed in the footsteps of his father Leo Turner in representing Geelong and played as a wingman and half forward. He was an All Australian in 1979 and captained the club for two seasons in the mid 80's. In 1982 he was Geelong's leading goalkicker with 40 goals.

Turner is a wingman in Geelong's official 'Team of the Century'.

External links

Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ian Nankervis
Geelong Football Club captain
1984 – 1986
Succeeded by
Damian Bourke

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Michael Turner — may refer to: Michael Turner (American football) (born 1982), American Football running back for the Atlanta Falcons Michael Turner (Australian rules footballer) (born 1954), Australian rules footballer who played for the Geelong Football Club… …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Turner (footballer) — For the Australian footballer, see Michael Turner (Australian rules footballer). Michael Turner Personal information …   Wikipedia

  • Michael McGuane — Personal information Birth 29 December 1967 (1967 12 29) (age 43) Recruited from Sebastapol Height and weight 186cm / 95kg Playing career¹ Team(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Christian — Personal information Birth 21 August 1964 (1964 08 21) (age 47), Australia Recruited from East Perth (WAFL) Height and weight 193 cm / 97 kg Playing …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Symons — Personal information Full name Michael Symons Date of birth …   Wikipedia

  • Michael Gayfer — Personal information Birth 17 August 1965 (1965 08 17) (age 46) Recruited from Caulfield Height and weight 186 cm / 94 kg Playing career¹ Team(s) …   Wikipedia

  • Leo Turner — Infobox afl player | firstname = Leo lastname = Turner birthdate = 15 May 1928 birthplace = originalteam = heightweight = 179 cm / 76 kg dead = deathdate = deathplace = debutdate = 1947 debutteam = Geelong debutopponent = debutstadium =… …   Wikipedia

  • Mick Twomey — Michael Twomey Personal information Birth 25 September 1931 (1931 09 25) (age 80) Recruited from Ballarat Height and weight 185 centimetres (6.07 ft) 87 kilograms (190 lb) Playing career¹ …   Wikipedia

  • Mike Delanty — Michael Delanty Personal information Birth 15 October 1936 Recruited from City Height and weight 185 cm / 83 kg Playing career¹ Debut Round 3, 1957, Collingwood v. Geelong, at …   Wikipedia

  • 1977 — This article is about the year 1977. For other uses, see 1977 (disambiguation). Millennium: 2nd millennium Centuries: 19th century – 20th century – 21st century Decades: 1940s  1950s  1960s  – 1970s –   …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”