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Vale Col 'The Coach' Thompson

Saturday 28 March, 2015
Photo Courtesy of Graham Kemp

'The Coach,' Col Thompson has passed away.

Col worked at 4IP, 4BK, 4BH in sales and promotions and as a footy commentator on radio and on tv.

He was also station manager of 4BH and co-founder of the Brisbane RATS club.

Col played league for Graceville and was the club's first Brisbane representative player in the 1950's.

He was a commentator for Channel 9 and 4IP and also managed Brisbane band 'The Dwellers.'

Col got his nick name 'The Coach' from a character he played in a long running series of car sales ads.

 

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