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Geoff Southby (born 27 October 1950) is a former Australian rules footballer in the (then) Victorian Football League (VFL).

Geoff Southby
Personal information
Full name Geoff Southby
Date of birth (1950-10-27) 27 October 1950 (age 68)
Original team(s) Sandhurst
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 87 kg (192 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1971–1984 Carlton 268 (31)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1984.
Career highlights
  • Carlton best and fairest 1971, 1972
  • Carlton premierships 1972, 1979
  • All-Australian 1980
  • Carlton Team of the Century
  • Victorian representative (16 games, 0 goals)
Sources: AFL Tables,

An attacking full-back who ran hard from defence and stopped the best full-forwards, Southby was a key contributor to Carlton Football Club's success in the 1970s.

In 2000 Southby was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame. Southby was also inducted into the Carlton Football Club Hall of Fame, and was elevated to Legend status in 2013.[1]


  1. ^ "Geoff Southby, David Rhys-Jones in Blues HOF". Herald Sun. 14 March 2013. Retrieved 14 March 2013.