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Worroll

Victorian Football Association
Career: 1888


Worroll/Worrell/Worrall

The Weekly Times May 05 1888, said Worrell was recruited from Essendon and was a defender.

Worrall, not to be confused with the Fitzroy footballer and Carlton coach to be, Jack Worrall.
(In 1888, Jack Worrall was en route to England to play cricket)

1888 March 31
Worrall played in the Carlton side that played Port Melbourne on the M.C.G. on Easter Saturday.
He was named as one of the Blues better players.
This was a benefit match for the English cricketer W. Bates who was injured on tour with the England team.

1888 April 14
Worrall was named in the squad to play Carlton Standard and Lincoln (23) at Prince's Oval.

1888 April 21
The following week he was named in the squad to play Albert Park (23) at Prince's Oval.

1888 May 5
Worrall was named in the Carlton squad to play St.Kilda at the St.Kilda C. G.

1890 A player named L. Worrall played with Fitzroy, same player?

1891 The Sportsman September 01 (p6) carries an image of a player named Worrall of Port Melbourne
(This was Alfred Thomas 'Ginger or Jinner' Worroll who played for Port 1891-94 who also played with Essendon (1887) and Williamstown (1896)

Jack Worrell was captain of Williamstown in 1886, a photo is in Williamstown FC our history
A player named Worrall was playing for Williamstown in 1899, first initial unknown
There is a photo in Melbourne Punch July 06 p19

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