Vale - Charlie Culph

It is with regret that the Club wishes to inform all members and supporters of the passing of former 1947 Premiership player Charlie Culph.

Charlie played 117 games with the club between 1941- 1951 winning the goal kicking award in 1949 with 47 goals.

Other awards that Charlie won were Most Unselfish 1947 & Services Rendered 1950.

Charlie was in the 100 nominations for the Team of the Century with his player profile reading:

"Although not quite tall enough for the full forward position he possessed a great leap and had sure hands. Times his leads to perfection, an important asset in the throw pass era when the ball moved around with great speed. Battles hard on the ground and would have scored more heavily but for his indifferent kicking style"


Our sincere condolences to the family.




Comments

Comment Guidelines: The SportingPulse Network is made up of players, families and passionate sports followers like you who have a strong opinion about sport. That's great - we want you to have your say and share your thoughts with the world. However, we have a few rules that you must follow to keep it fun for all. Please don't be rude, abusive, swear or vilify others. Apart from some pretty serious sport sanctions, we also can ban you and report you if things get out of hand. So play fair and have fun, and thanks for your contribution.

Ladder

2014 Peter Jackson VFL