Matthew Scully

Reserves Games: 2
Reserves Goals: 1
Guernsey No.:
DOB: 1958

Matthew Scully was a strong marking goalkicker for Carlton's U/19's team in 1976 and 1977. At one stage he was third in the League Goalkicking for the U/19's in 1977. He also played a few reserves games in 1977 prior to being delisted by the Blues at the end of the year.

Matthew Scully then headed to local VFA Club Brunswick in 1978 where other former Carlton players in Tony West and Malcolm Toy had previously joined after their career with Carlton had ended. Scully would play in the 1980 VFA 2nd Division flag at Brunswick in their win over Yarraville. Matt Scully was a regular selection in the VFA Representative Team, he would line up for the VFA during the 1982, 1983 and 1984 seasons with his Captain Coach the legendary Barry 'Gabby' Nolan being the coach in one of those years.

Matt Scully would leave Brunswick and head to the Diamond Valley FL to coach Epping during the 1985 and 1986 seasons. He would then head back to Brunswick for the 1987 season to play under former Richmond hardman Steve Parsons. In 1988 Scully would head to the Northern Victoria town of Bendigo and coach Bendigo FL team Castlemaine to the 1992 premiership, he had at his disposal at full-forward a 'Bush Coleman' and ex Blue Steven Oliver. Castlemaine would defeat Bendigo powerhouse Golden Square that was ironically coached by his former Brunswick team mate Stan Leahy.

Scully was recruited from Monbulk.

He did not manage a senior game for Carlton.

Career Highlights

1977 U/19's - Leading Goalkicker 54 goals (3rd in the competition).

Matthew Scully 1992 Castlemaine Premiership Coach Bendigo FL with former Brunswick team mate Stan Leahy who was the coach of Golden Square FC

Matthew Scully 1976
Matthew Scully 1977

1980 – Former Blues M. Scully, M. Toy & T. West in Brunswicks’ premiership team photo.

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