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Alec Albiston
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Personal information
Birth 16 November 1917
Recruited from Kew
Height and weight 175 cm / 73 kg
Playing career¹
Debut 1936, Hawthorn vs. , at
Team(s) Hawthorn (1936-42) (1945-49)
  • 170 games, 383 goals

North Melbourne (1950)

  • 7 games, 6 goals

Total - 177 Games, 389 Goals

Coaching career¹
Team(s) Hawthorn (1947-49)
  • 57 games, 12 wins, 45 loses
¹ Statistics to end of 1950 season
Career highlights

Alec Albiston (born 16 November 1917) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Hawthorn in the VFL and with North Melbourne for his final season. A goalkicking rover, he was captain and coach of Hawthorn between 1947 and 1949. He was the first player in the history of the club to kick 10 goals in a match, doing so against North Melbourne in the opening round of the 1940 season.

Albiston won the Hawthorn 'Best and Fairest' award in both 1941 and 1946. He topped the Hawk's goalkicking charts four times during his career, in 1939, 1941, 1942 and 1945.

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