Paul Meakin

Paul_MeakinPowerhouse Mayne ruckman who began a 226-game senior career as a 16-year-old in 1967. Started his football with Mayne Juniors as a nine-year-old in 1960.Was short by ruck standards but was a most effective and fierce competitor, and a wonderful overhead mark. A dual premiership player in 1967-73, he played 10 games for Queensland from 1968-76, broken only by a one-year stint at Coolamon in the Riverina.

Was once lured to do a preseason with Norths rugby league club but soon returned to Windsor Park where he won three B&F awards.

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