Bob Robinson (Australian footballer)

Robert Ernest Robinson (21 May 1914 – 1 March 2001) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL) and West Perth in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).[1]

Bob Robinson
Personal information
Full name Robert Ernest Robinson
Date of birth (1914-05-21)21 May 1914
Place of birth Narrogin, Western Australia
Date of death 1 March 2001(2001-03-01) (aged 86)
Original team(s) West Perth
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1939 West Perth 1 (0)
1941–42 Fitzroy 5 (7)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1942.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

After playing a single game for West Perth in 1939, Robinson played five games for Fitzroy during the early days of his service in the Royal Australian Air Force in World War II.[2]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 759. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5.
  2. ^ Cullen, Barbara (2015). Harder than football : league players at war. Richmond, Victoria: Slattery Media Group. p. 442. ISBN 978-0-992379-14-8.

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