William Oliver

Challenge Cup Competition - Victorian Football Association
Games: 1 - 2
Career: 1876 - 1880

1876 Oliver recruited from Geelong

1876 July 22
Carlton played Geelong on the Pivot's Argyle ground.
The Australasian 's report (July 29) of the match said;
"The blues rally up, and Oliver, a giant in the fray, takes the ball in hand, and rushes through the adversaries who surround him, and carries it on, assisted by Macgibbon and Robertson the greater, to Henry who marks it, and sends it with unerring aim between the sticks - Goal no.4 for Carlton..."

1876 August 12
Oliver named in the Carlton team that defeated Albert Park at Albert Park.
(The Argus)

1880 June 19
S. Oliver was named as an emergency for the match against Essendon. (same player?)

1885 May 25
A player named Oliver was named in the Carlton Second Twenty team squad of 23 that played Daylesford at Daylesford on the Queen's Birthday Holiday.
(same player?)

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