Ted Hopkins, Star of Carlton FC’s 1970 Premiership and Founder of Champion Data, Passes Away at the Age of 74
Ted Hopkins, the unlikely star of Carlton FC’s 1970 premiership, and the founder of statistics company Champion Data, has sadly passed away at the age of 74. The news was announced by the official AFL Twitter account on November 21, 2023.
Hopkins rose to fame as a key player for Carlton FC during their victorious 1970 premiership campaign. Despite being considered an unlikely star, Hopkins’ exceptional skills and determination on the field helped lead his team to victory. His contributions to the sport and his team’s success will always be remembered and celebrated.
Following his playing career, Hopkins went on to found Champion Data, a renowned statistics company that has revolutionized the way Australian Rules Football is analyzed and understood. His passion for the game and his dedication to providing accurate and insightful data transformed the way teams, fans, and analysts approached the sport.
The passing of Ted Hopkins is a significant loss for the Australian Rules Football community. His impact on and off the field will forever be remembered, and his legacy will continue to shape the future of the sport. Our thoughts and condolences go out to his family, friends, and all those who were fortunate enough to have known him.
For more information and updates, please visit the official AFL Twitter account.
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Remembering Ted Hopkins: A Significant Loss to the AFL Community
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— AFL (@AFL) November 21, 2023