Terry Johnston

Terry Johnston

Giant ruckman who won the Morrish Medal and represented Victorian U19s as a 17-yearold in 1961 and played exhibition matches for Melbourne against Geelong in North America in 1963. Moved to Queensland in 1965 and was a member of Morningside’s first premiership side, playing a key role with rover Terry Devery as the club shed its’easybeat’ tag. He won The Courier-Mail Trophy and Morningside B&F in ’67.

Also represented Queensland in 1965-66, won the Grogan Medal in 1969 and was named in the Morningside Team of the Half-Century in 2001. Coached junior teams at Morningside and was politically active within the labor movement. Settled in Queensland but died tragically at an early age.

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