1925 – 1989
Who was Bernard Considine?
Considine, an Old Paradian, played regularly for Hawthorn from Round 7 in the 1952 VFL season. He managed just three senior appearances the next season and ended his league career with 16 games and seven goals. He then moved to Tasmania to coach the Cooee Football Club in the 1954 North West Football Union season.
As a right arm fast bowler, Considine took 25 wickets at 29.44 from eight first-class matches. His best bowling performance was figures of 6/85 which were taken when he represented Victoria against Western Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in a Sheffield Shield match. The Ararat born paceman played one match for Tasmania, in 1954/55, against the Marylebone Cricket Club and his three top order wickets were Denis Compton, Len Hutton and Reg Simpson.
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- Apr 8, 1925
- Jun 4, 1989
on July 23, 2013
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