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Les Hughes

Les Hughes

1908-1922
7
Other Guernsey Nos.
10, 12, 6, 8, 9

225CFC Games Played

175CFC Goals

Date of Birth
18 April 1884
Date of Death
27 September 1962
Recruited From
Collingwood Trades
Collingwood Debut
Round 1, 1908
Height:
188cm
Weight:
93kg

Biography

Lofty or “Flapper” Hughes was a great player.

Although not a high leaper, his long arms gave him a great reach advantage at throw-ins. He was a prodigious worker, an honest grafter who was a good handballer.

Tall, smiling and good tempered, there were many more brilliant followers, but few worked harder.

He was a good high mark, but a poor kick with wonderful stamina.

He always showed his best form in finals. He was a member of the 1910, 1917 and 1919 flag sides and played in losing Grand Finals in 1911, 1915, 1918 and 1920. He was involved in a sensational start to the 1910 Grand Final when he was dropped at the start of the game.

He represented Victoria in 1912, 1919 and 1921 and was later a committeeman for many years.

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Statistics

CFC Career Stats

Season played Games Goals Finals Win %
1908-1922 225 175 20 65%

CFC Season by Season Stats

Season GP GL B K H T D Guernsey No.
1908 10 4

1908 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong L View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy L 1 View match >
Round 3 University W View match >
Round 8 Melbourne W View match >
Round 9 Sydney L View match >
Round 10 Geelong W View match >
Round 11 Fitzroy W View match >
Round 13 Carlton L 0 View match >
Round 14 Essendon W 1 0 View match >
Round 15 Richmond L 2 0 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1909 19 14

1909 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Fitzroy L View match >
Round 2 St Kilda W View match >
Round 3 Carlton L View match >
Round 4 Richmond W 1 View match >
Round 5 Sydney L 1 View match >
Round 6 Essendon W 1 View match >
Round 7 University W View match >
Round 8 Geelong W View match >
Round 9 Melbourne D View match >
Round 10 Fitzroy W View match >
Round 11 St Kilda W 1 View match >
Round 12 Carlton W View match >
Round 13 Richmond W 2 View match >
Round 14 Sydney W 1 View match >
Round 15 Essendon L 1 View match >
Round 16 University D 1 View match >
Round 17 Geelong W 1 View match >
Round 18 Melbourne W 3 View match >
Semi Final Sydney L 1 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1910 16 10

1910 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 2 Sydney W View match >
Round 3 St Kilda W 1 View match >
Round 4 Essendon L View match >
Round 5 Melbourne W 1 View match >
Round 6 Fitzroy W View match >
Round 7 Richmond W View match >
Round 8 University W 1 View match >
Round 9 Geelong L 0 View match >
Round 11 Sydney L View match >
Round 12 St Kilda W 1 View match >
Round 13 Essendon W 1 View match >
Round 14 Melbourne W 3 View match >
Round 16 Richmond W 1 View match >
Semi Final Essendon W 1 View match >
Preliminary Final Sydney W View match >
Grand Final Carlton W View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1911 17 11 7

1911 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Richmond W 1 7 View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy W 7 View match >
Round 3 Geelong L 7 View match >
Round 4 Essendon L 7 View match >
Round 7 University W 7 View match >
Round 9 St Kilda W 7 View match >
Round 10 Richmond W 7 View match >
Round 11 Fitzroy L 2 7 View match >
Round 12 Geelong W 7 View match >
Round 13 Essendon L 7 View match >
Round 14 Sydney L 7 View match >
Round 15 Melbourne W 2 7 View match >
Round 16 University W 1 7 View match >
Round 17 Carlton W 2 7 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda W 2 7 View match >
Semi Final Sydney W 1 7 View match >
Grand Final Essendon L 7 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1912 17 13 7

1912 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Melbourne L 7 View match >
Round 2 Essendon L 1 7 View match >
Round 3 St Kilda L 7 View match >
Round 4 Carlton W 1 7 View match >
Round 5 Richmond W 1 7 View match >
Round 6 Geelong L 7 View match >
Round 7 University W 1 7 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy W 7 View match >
Round 9 Sydney L 1 7 View match >
Round 10 Melbourne W 1 7 View match >
Round 11 Essendon L 1 7 View match >
Round 13 Carlton L 2 7 View match >
Round 14 Richmond W 2 7 View match >
Round 15 Geelong W 2 7 View match >
Round 16 University W 7 View match >
Round 17 Fitzroy L 7 View match >
Round 18 Sydney L 7 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1913 18 22 12

1913 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Melbourne W 1 12 View match >
Round 2 Geelong W 3 12 View match >
Round 4 Carlton W 12 View match >
Round 5 Richmond W 3 12 View match >
Round 6 University W 12 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda W 12 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy L 1 12 View match >
Round 9 Sydney L 12 View match >
Round 10 Melbourne W 2 12 View match >
Round 11 Geelong W 3 12 View match >
Round 12 Essendon W 1 12 View match >
Round 13 Carlton W 2 12 View match >
Round 14 Richmond W 1 12 View match >
Round 15 University W 3 12 View match >
Round 16 St Kilda L 1 12 View match >
Round 17 Fitzroy L 12 View match >
Round 18 Sydney L 1 12 View match >
Semi Final Fitzroy L 12 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1914 18 11 0 9

1914 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Carlton D 2 0 9 View match >
Round 2 Melbourne W 9 View match >
Round 3 Richmond W 9 View match >
Round 4 Fitzroy L 9 View match >
Round 5 University W 3 9 View match >
Round 6 St Kilda L 9 View match >
Round 7 Essendon W 1 9 View match >
Round 8 Sydney W 9 View match >
Round 9 Geelong L 9 View match >
Round 10 Carlton L 1 9 View match >
Round 11 Melbourne W 9 View match >
Round 12 Richmond L 1 9 View match >
Round 13 Fitzroy W 9 View match >
Round 14 University W 1 9 View match >
Round 15 St Kilda W 1 9 View match >
Round 16 Essendon W 9 View match >
Round 17 Sydney L 9 View match >
Round 18 Geelong L 1 9 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1915 17 18 7

1915 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Essendon W 2 7 View match >
Round 2 Richmond W 2 7 View match >
Round 3 St Kilda W 1 7 View match >
Round 4 Melbourne W 7 View match >
Round 5 Geelong W 7 View match >
Round 7 Carlton L 7 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy W 7 View match >
Round 9 Sydney W 1 7 View match >
Round 10 Essendon W 1 7 View match >
Round 11 Richmond W 7 View match >
Round 12 St Kilda W 2 7 View match >
Round 13 Melbourne W 3 7 View match >
Round 14 Geelong W 7 View match >
Round 16 Carlton L 2 7 View match >
Round 17 Fitzroy W 2 7 View match >
Round 18 Sydney W 1 7 View match >
Grand Final Carlton L 1 7 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1916 10 6 10

1916 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Richmond W 10 View match >
Round 2 Carlton L 10 View match >
Round 3 Fitzroy D 10 View match >
Round 4 Richmond W 2 10 View match >
Round 5 Carlton W 1 10 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy W 10 View match >
Round 10 Richmond L 10 View match >
Round 11 Carlton L 10 View match >
Round 12 Fitzroy W 1 10 View match >
Semi Final Fitzroy L 2 10 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1917 16 12 10

1917 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Richmond W 3 10 View match >
Round 2 Carlton L 10 View match >
Round 3 Fitzroy W 1 10 View match >
Round 4 Sydney W 1 10 View match >
Round 5 Geelong W 10 View match >
Round 6 Richmond D 10 View match >
Round 7 Carlton W 2 10 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy W 1 10 View match >
Round 9 Sydney L 1 10 View match >
Round 10 Geelong W 10 View match >
Round 11 Richmond W 10 View match >
Round 12 Carlton L 10 View match >
Round 14 Sydney W 10 View match >
Semi Final Sydney W 2 10 View match >
Preliminary Final Fitzroy L 10 View match >
Grand Final Fitzroy W 1 10 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1918 16 17 9

1918 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Carlton W 1 9 View match >
Round 2 Geelong W 9 View match >
Round 3 Sydney L 9 View match >
Round 4 Richmond W 2 9 View match >
Round 5 St Kilda W 4 9 View match >
Round 6 Fitzroy W 1 9 View match >
Round 7 Essendon W 1 9 View match >
Round 8 Carlton L 1 9 View match >
Round 9 Geelong W 1 9 View match >
Round 10 Sydney L 1 9 View match >
Round 11 Richmond W 9 View match >
Round 12 St Kilda L 1 9 View match >
Round 13 Fitzroy W 2 9 View match >
Round 14 Essendon W 9 View match >
Semi Final St Kilda W 1 9 View match >
Grand Final Sydney L 1 9 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1919 19 18 6

1919 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Sydney W 6 View match >
Round 2 St Kilda L 1 6 View match >
Round 3 Geelong W 1 6 View match >
Round 4 Richmond W 1 6 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne W 6 6 View match >
Round 7 Carlton L 6 View match >
Round 8 Essendon W 6 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy L 6 View match >
Round 10 Sydney W 1 6 View match >
Round 11 St Kilda W 6 View match >
Round 12 Geelong W 2 6 View match >
Round 13 Richmond W 1 6 View match >
Round 15 Melbourne W 6 View match >
Round 16 Carlton W 1 6 View match >
Round 17 Essendon W 2 6 View match >
Round 18 Fitzroy W 1 6 View match >
Semi Final Carlton W 6 View match >
Preliminary Final Richmond L 6 View match >
Grand Final Richmond W 1 6 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1920 16 8 8

1920 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Essendon L 8 View match >
Round 3 Melbourne W 8 View match >
Round 4 Fitzroy L 8 View match >
Round 5 Richmond L 8 View match >
Round 6 St Kilda W 1 8 View match >
Round 8 Carlton W 2 8 View match >
Round 9 Sydney W 1 8 View match >
Round 10 Essendon W 8 View match >
Round 11 Geelong W 1 8 View match >
Round 12 Melbourne W 2 8 View match >
Round 13 Richmond L 8 View match >
Round 14 Fitzroy L 8 View match >
Round 18 Sydney W 1 8 View match >
Semi Final Fitzroy W 8 View match >
Preliminary Final Carlton W 8 View match >
Grand Final Richmond L 8 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1921 14 10 9

1921 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Fitzroy W 1 9 View match >
Round 2 Melbourne W 9 View match >
Round 3 Geelong W 2 9 View match >
Round 4 Essendon W 1 9 View match >
Round 5 Richmond L 1 9 View match >
Round 6 Sydney W 9 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda W 2 9 View match >
Round 9 Carlton L 9 View match >
Round 10 Fitzroy L 9 View match >
Round 12 Geelong L 9 View match >
Round 13 Essendon W 1 9 View match >
Round 14 Richmond L 1 9 View match >
Round 15 Sydney W 1 9 View match >
Round 18 Carlton L 9 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1922 2 1 10

1922 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 14 St Kilda W 10 View match >
Round 17 Melbourne W 1 10 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
Totals 225 175 0
Avg/Game   0.78 0.00
Legend
  • GP Games Played
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • T Tackles
  • D Disposals

Key Facts

CFC Debut Number

138

Total AFL Games
225
Total AFL Goals
175
CFC Debut
Round 1, 1908
CFC Last Game
Round 17, 1922
Recruited From
Collingwood Trades
Full Name
Les Hughes
Nickname
Flapper/Lofty

Awards

  • Life Members
    1919
  • x2
    Leading Goalkicker (Gordon Coventry Trophy)
    1912, 1913
  • CFC Hall of Fame
    2009
  • x3
    Premiership
    1910, 1917, 1919
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