Brian ‘Puddy’ Warlow

A Rockhampton-born Queenslander with over 40 years involvement in the code.

A product of Ascot State School and Mayne juniors, he represented Queensland schoolboys in 1954-55, and was awarded the best and fairest medal at the national carnival in Adelaide in ’55. A schoolboy star who went on to be an integral part of the dominant Mayne senior club through its successful era in the 60’s where they played in seven consecutive QAFL Grand Finals.

Played 179 games for the Tigers in an injury-interrupted career. Won Three premierships and played in five of the Grand Finals, missing two with some serious leg problems. Represented Queensland on 14 occasions, winning the Queensland B&F award at the 1965 ANFC carnival in Brisbane.  After retiring in 1969 he coached Western Districts for a year in 1970. 

Returned to Mayne in 1971 after a mid season departure of the senior coach. Coached the Tigers again in 1972 before a decade of junior coaching at the then fledgling south side club of Springwood. One last stint at Mayne in 1982 saw him assist the Tigers as chairman of selectors as they landed their 15th premiership under Mick Nolan. Continued in that role in 1983 before another five years of junior coaching at Mayne

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