2006 Premiership Players Club

The 2006 Premiership Players club induction was held in August 2006. Each player has an individual souvenir sheet.

William “Bill” Rose (9 May 1931 – 10 October 2007) played for Collingwood in the Victorian Football League during the years 1950-1955. He kicked 3 goals and played 40 games.

Rose was a follower in Collingwood’s 1953 premiership side, having been a back pocket in the team which lost the Grand Final a year earlier.

His brothers, Bob and Kevin were also Collingwood premiership players.

Kevin Rose played 159 games between 1958-1967. Rose started his career as a half back flanker before becoming a ruck-rover. He was a Collingwood premiership player in 1958 and played in three losing grand final teams.

After retiring as a player he got into coaching and was appointed senior coach of Fitzroy in 1975. He coached them till 1957 for a 22/44 win/loss ratio.

From 1996 to 1999 he was president of the Collingwood Football Club before being replaced by Eddie McGuire.