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The sculpture commemorates Bob Skilton, an Australian Rules football player.

A triple Brownlow Medallist and nine-time Swans Club Champion, Bob Skilton was an inaugural legend inducted into both the AFL Hall of Fame (1996) and Sydney Swans Hall of Fame (2009).  Skilton’s career spanned 237 games between 1956 and 1971.

He was South Melbourne’s leading goalkicker in 1959, 1962 and 1963, and represented Victoria in 25 state games. He coached the Swans for 35 games in 1965 and 1966 and was named captain of the Sydney Swans Team of the Century, as well as in the AFL Team of the Century.

Location

Address:Aughtie Drive, Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park, 3206
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.840602
Long: 144.963979
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Sport
Monument Designer:Cathy Weiszmann

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 26th July, 2018
Source: MA
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