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Bob Bignall

Full name: Robert Francis "Bob" Bignall
Nickname(s): Choc
Gender: Male
Born: March 14, 1922
Died: August 11, 2013
Affiliations: Corrimal Rangers, Corrimal (AUS)
Country: AUS Australia
Sport: Football


Bob Bignall was a capable defender in Australian football, but also played first-grade rugby league high-level cricket in Australia as well. As a footballer, he made 424 club appearances over 24 years with the Corrimal Rangers, Woonona, North Shore, and South Coast United. He was capped 20 times for Australia, captaining the team at the 1956 Olympics, and competed 26 times for New South Wales. He was inducted into the Football Federation Australian Hall of Fame. In rugby league Bignall played two seasons with Corrimal in the 1950s. After his retirement from sports he raised greyhounds.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Football Men's Football Australia AUS 5T

Men's Football

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G YC RC
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Football Australia AUS Final Standings 5T 1956-11-23 0 0 0
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Football Australia AUS Quarter-Finals Match #4 2 1956-12-01 IND 4, AUS 2 0
1956 Summer 34 Melbourne Football Australia AUS Round One Match #5 1 1956-11-27 AUS 2, JPN 0 0
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