Tom Broadbent

Tom Broadbent

Mercurial Sandgate full forward who was a member of the club’s 1956 premiership side before following Ken Grimley to Fitzroy, where he played one AFL game in 1957. He represented a Victorian 2

He debuted at Full Forward for Queensland as a 17 year old, and captained his State as a 20-year-old in an era than included Grimley, Verdon, McGuinness and McGill. Once kicked nine goals against NSW.

At the conclusion of his playing days returned to Sandgate to coach youth teams.

nd 18 against South Australia. Won the Hughson Medal in 1953 and ’60, and represented Queensland in 1953-54-55-56-58.

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