Melbourne High School and MHSOB Football Club can both be very proud of the rich list of VFL / AFL Players who have been a part of the school and the football club. Either by playing in the 1st XVIII at MHS, or the Senior team at the Old Boys, many icons of the game have been a part of Melbourne High School football.
From Brownlow Medallists to legendary Premiership Players and long-serving Coaches, many of the names below will be known to Australian Rules supporters.
VFL / AFL Coaches from MHS or MHSOB Football Club
Brian Dixon (North Melbourne)
Tom Hafey (Richmond, Collingwood, Geelong, Sydney Swans)
David Parkin (Hawthorn, Carlton, Fitzroy)
Ian Thorogood (Carlton)
Matthew Knights (Essendon)
Current AFL Player from MHSOB Football Club
Stephen Wrigley (Brisbane)
Former VFL / AFL Players from MHS or MHSOB Football Club
(in alphabetical order)
John Ahern, Alec Albiston, Ken Albiston, Tom Allsop, Graeme Anderson, Keith Beamish, Barry Breecroft, Peter Bennett, Rupert Betheras, Gerald Betts, Jack Blackman, David Bland, Brendan Bower, Len Boyd-Gerny, Cameron Bruce, Blair Campbell, James Chapman, Alf Copsey, Neville Crowe, Jack Currie, Allan Davis, Mervyn Dihm, Ross Dillon, Brian Dixon, Allen Edwards, Dick Fenton-Smith, Neil Ferguson, Reg Fisher, Robert Flower, Chris Fowler, Lindsay Fox, Ross Funke, Bob Giles, John Gill, Frank Goode, Norm Goss, David Grant, Ilija Grgic, Brent Grgic, Ray Groom, Tom Hafey, John Heathcote, Peter Hancock, Steve Hoffman, Ernie Hug, Noel Jenkinson, Peter Johnson, Peter Kanis, Brian Kann, Rene Kink, Phil Knight, Matthew Knights, Mark Lee, Alan Linden, Michael Lockman, Andy Lovell, Glenn Lovett, Jack Lowry, Graeme Lynch, Garry Lyon, Phil Manassa, John McGreevy, Jack McLeod, Keith Miller, Keith Molloy, Paul Morrish, Bruce Mourney, Ken Mulhall, Bob Murray, Gordon Notman, David Parkin, Andrew Phillips, Bill Picken, Neville Poynter, Doug Ring, Michael Ritterman, Michael Roberts, Des Ryan, Stephen Ryan, Frank Samblebe, Jeff Sarau, David Schwarz, Peter Scott, Morris Shapir, Percy Sitch, Dick Squires, John Stephens, Steve Taubert, Ewan Thompson, Ian Thorogood, Stephen Tingay, Keith ‘Bluey’ Truscott, Richard Wicks, Dale Weightman, Jason Wild, Alan Wilson, Trevor Wilson, John Wilson & Bryan Wood