Dan Lanigan

laniganD.jpgCareer: 1899
Debut: Round 2, 1899 Vs Geelong, aged 25 years, 2 days
Carlton Player No. 73
Games: 14
Goals: 2
Last Game: Round 15, 1899 Vs Fitzroy, aged 25 years, 100 days
Height: 180cm
Weight: 81kg
DOB: 18th May, 1874

After starting his VFL career with Collingwood in 1897, including representing the Pies against Carlton in both Rounds 7 and 14, Lanigan also had a year for Melbourne in 1898 before redeeming himself by becoming a Blue in 1899. Lanigan played 11 games and kicked 3 goals for Collingwood in 1897, he also played 16 games and kicked 1 goal for Melbourne in 1898.

He holds the record of scoring the first goal in a league match at Princes Park, it was a pity that he was then playing for Collingwood.

Lanigan also played with Collingwood VFA and Collingwood Juniors.

Overall, Lanigan played 14 games and kicked 2 goals for the Blues.

Lanigan passed away on the 1st Feburary, 1933 aged 58.

The collingwoodforever web site has Lanigan playing 13 games and scoring 3 goals for the 'Woods in seasons 1895 and 1897.
This web site has him named as Denis Lanigan.

Lanihan was born in County Tipperary, Ireland.

Blueseum: Summary of playing statistics for Dan Lanigan | Lanigan's Blueseum Image Gallery
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