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Bill Woodfull :24-January-2012
Bill Woodfull :24-January-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The gate in the Great Southern Stand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground was dedicated as the Bill Woodfull Gate to commemorates Bill Woodfull, the Australian Test cricketer who captained the Australian Test Team during the infamous Australia v England “Bodyline” series in 1932 - 1933.



Address:Brunton Avenue, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.820646
Long: 144.982155
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:1991
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The Bill Woodful Gate

Between 1922 and 1934, opening batsman W. M. (Bill) Woodfull compiled 13,392 first-class runs (49 centuries) averaging 65 per innings.  A most dependable player, "Woody" was revered for his courageous leadership and gentlemenly demeanour.  He was the only Australian captain to regain the Ashes twice in England (1930 & 1934)

Source: MA
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