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Billy Kneen        

Billy Kneen

Challenge Cup Competition
Games: 4 -6
Goals: 1
Career: 1870


According to Vol 5 of Origins of Australian Football (p50), William T. "Billy" Kneen played for Carlton in 1870.

Tom Kneen/W. 'Billy' Kneen/H. Kneen.

1870 The Argus has T. Kneen named in the Carlton side to play Albert Park at Albert Park on 23rd. July.

1870 The Argus has H. Kneen as a goal scorer for Carlton against the Hobson Bay Railway Company club at Richmond paddock 25th. June.

1871 The Argus has T. Kneen and a W. Kneen named in a Collingwood team (not to be confused with the present day club formed 1892) playing Richmond, Saturday 03 June.

1871 August 12
T. W. Kneen was also playing for Collingwood vs Southern, same player?
W. H. Kneen was also playing for Collingwood.


1872 T. Kneen (captain), and a W. H. Kneen playing for Collingwood against Melbourne, July 20.

1910 January 15
The Australasian's cricket writer (p22) "Felix" says "One of them was a first rate footballer and good cricketer, Tom Kneen, who goes back to the days of old Bell street....."
'Felix' also mentions brothers Tom and Billy Kneen - Australasian January 16 1909 p19

Relation of W. Kneen? or same person

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