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James Richards

Victorian Football Association
Career: 1884


1884 Carlton found a star forward in James Richards who could rival the best kicks in the competition. He regularly drop kicked the ball 70 yards and won a vital game against South Melbourne with a running goal that was measured by the media at 66 yards.

(The History of The Carlton Football Club, Brian Hansen, p59,60)

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