Clover was a high-marking centre half-forward who starred from his first game, kicking three goals and hitting the post four times. Clover was Carlton’s key player during his career, including stints as playing coach in 1922-23 and 1927 for 26 wins from 45 matches. He also served as club secretary, vice-president and president over many years.
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