Mick Twomey, Australian football player, Died at 84


Michael “Mick” Twomey was born on September 25, 1931, and died on December 14, 2015.

Michael was an Australian rules footballer, who played in the Victorian Football League, (VFL).

At 185 centimetres (73 in) in height, Collingwood’s Michael Twomey was taller than his brothers Bill and Pat, and played most of his 157 VFL games between 1951 and 1961 as a ruckman.

Over the course of his 10-year career, Michael was a member of five Collingwood Grand Final teams, enjoying premiership success in 1953 and 1958.

Michael Twomey passed away at age 84 in December 2015.