Career: 1900 - 1902
Debut: Round 1, 1900 v Geelong, aged 22 years, 116 days
Carlton Player No. 88
Last game: Round 6, 1902 v Fitzroy, aged 24 years, 149 days
DOB: 9 January, 1878
DOD: 7 December, 1924
Nicknamed "Nipper " Rigby (Winner Sept 06 1916 p1)
‘Harry’ Rigby was born Claud Henry Rigby at Kyneton, Victoria in 1878. He played the first of his 29 games for the Carlton Football Club in 1900. A fleet-footed, lightly-framed wingman, Harry scored just two goals in three seasons at Princes Park.
Left: Harry Rigby. Image Courtesy of Rhett Bartlett. Rigby played for Richmond in 1905.
After a lengthy absence of four years, Rigby returned to VFL football with the Melbourne Fuschias in 1907, and played another 27 games. He announced his retirement at the end of the 1908 football season.
Rigby passed away at Clifton Hill Sunday 7 December 1924.
Summary of playing statistics for Harry Rigby | Rigby's Blueseum Image Gallery