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Grant Wilmot

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Grant Wilmot 15 October 1956 – 3 July 2016 was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League VFL

Contents

  • 1 Playing career
  • 2 Coaching
  • 3 References
  • 4 External links

Playing career

Wilmot played his junior football at Diamond Valley Football League club Montmorency and broke into their seniors in 1974 He was a member of Montmorency's 1976 premiership team

From 1977 to 1979, Wilmot played for Preston in the Victorian Football Association VFA He played in the 1978 VFA Grand Final, which Preston lost to Prahran Wilmot, who had previously fought a professional boxing bout as a middleweight in 1976, received a six-week suspension for his actions during the game

He made five senior appearances for Collingwood in the 1980 VFL season His best performance, which earned him three Brownlow Medal votes, came in a win over St Kilda at Victoria Park, where he had 20 disposals and kicked four goals

Injuries brought an early end to his VFL career and he spent the rest of his playing career at Montmorency, Heidelberg West and Eltham While at Heidelberg West in 1982, Wilmot finished second, to Wayne Headlam, in the Frank Smith Medal

Coaching

Wilmot started his coaching career in his one season stint at Eltham, where he was both a player and assistant coach Eltham defeated Epping in the Division 2 Grand Final that year In 1990 and 1991 he was senior coach of Croydon, then head coach at Heidelberg for next two years He coached Eltham to a premiership in 1995 and returned to Montmorency as an assistant coach the following year In 1997 he was senior coach of Montmorency

References

  1. ^ http://wwwcroydonfootballclubcomau/news/post/grant-wilmot-passinghtml
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim 2007 The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers BAS Publishing ISBN 9781920910785 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "The Grant Wilmot Story" Montmorency Football Club Archived from the original on 3 December 2013 
  4. ^ "Grant Wilmot" BoxRec 
  5. ^ "AFL Tables - 1980 Stats - Player Lists" afltablescom Retrieved 2 August 2016 
  6. ^ "AFL Tables - Collingwood v St Kilda - Sat, 3-May-1980 2:10 PM - Match Stats" afltablescom Retrieved 2 August 2016 

External links

  • Grant Wilmot's statistics from AFL Tables

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