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Don R. Scott

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{{Infobox afl player NEW
| playername = Don Scott
| fullname = Don R. Scott
| image capt =
| image name =
| birthdate = [[November 5]], [[1929]]
| birthplace =
| originalteam = [[West Perth Football Club|West Perth]]
| heightweight = 188 cm / 88 kg
| position = Ruckman/Defender
| debutinformation = Round 3, [[1950 VFL season|1950]], [[Sydney Swans|South Melbourne]] <BR> vs [[St Kilda Football Club|St Kilda]] at [[Bob Jane Stadium|Lake Oval]]
| years = 1950-54
| clubs = [[Sydney Swans|South Melbourne]]
| games(goals) = 83 (58)
| statsend = 1954
| careerhighlights = <BR>
”’Don R. Scott”’ (born [[November 5]], [[1929]]) was an [[Australian rules football]]er who played with [[Sydney Swans|South Melbourne]] in the [[Australian Football League|Victorian Football League]] (VFL) during the early 1950s.

Scott played mostly as a ruckman or in defense over the course of his career, which began in 1948 at [[West Perth Football Club|West Perth]]. In his first season he was selected in the Western Australian interstate team and took part in two victories over Victoria.

His VFL stint lasted five seasons, with South Melbourne failing to make the finals in each. He returned to West Perth as captain-coach in 1955 and the following year crossed to Swan Districts where he had the same role.

He joined [[Waverley Football Club|Waverley]] as their inaugural captain-coach when they joined the VFA for the 1961 competition and kicked 57 goals in his first season.

*[,%20South%20Melbourne,%20Swan%20Districts) Full Points Footy: Don Scott]
*Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). ”The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers”. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

[[Category:1929 births|Scott, Don]]
[[Category:Australian rules footballers|Scott, Don]]
[[Category:Sydney Swans players|Scott, Don]]
[[Category:West Perth Football Club players|Scott, Don]]
[[Category:Swan Districts Football Club players|Scott, Don]]
[[Category:West Australian Football League coaches|Scott, Don]]

(Via Wikipedia – New pages [en].)

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