John Dugdale (footballer)

John Dugdale (born 8 March 1936) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1] He shares with Jock Spencer the club record of seven times topping their season ending goalkicking charts. From 1957 until 1964, Dugdale was North Melbourne's top goalkicker in all but one season.

John Dugdale
Personal information
Date of birth (1936-03-08) 8 March 1936 (age 87)
Place of birth North Melbourne, Victoria
Original team(s) North Melbourne Colts
Height 182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1955–1970 North Melbourne 248 (358)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1977 North Melbourne 1 (0–1–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1970.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

A 1958 All Australian, Dugdale was captain of the Kangaroos from 1968 to 1970. He won a Best and Fairest in his first season as captain. He played a total of 248 games between 1955 and 1970, scoring 358 goals.

He was named in the forward pocket in North Melbourne's official 'Team of the Century'


  1. ^ "Session expired | RecordSearch | National Archives of Australia".

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