Doug Arnold – Big V ChampionDoug Arnold Big V Champion

Hampton Rovers champion Doug Arnold was made a Big V Champion in 2012 and was represented by three generations of Arnold’s on the day his induction. After returning from the war as a fighter pilot, Doug captained the Big V each year from 1948 – 51 and was also captain of the All Australian amateurs in1950 and 1951. Arnold played for Rovers in their golden generation post war when they won the C (1946), B (1947) and then A Section (1951) premierships of the VAFA.

Big V Career

  • 8 games 1948-51
  • Captain (8 games) 1948-51
  • 2 AAFC Carnivals (1948, 1951)
  • AAFC Carnival Captain (1948, 1951)
  • All Australian Captain 1950-51