Rex Johns at Adelaide Oval during the 1950's.
|Full name||Rex Harold Johns|
|Date of birth||21 May 1935|
|Date of death||17 December 2009(aged 74)|
|1954–1963||Port Adelaide||134 (451)|
|Representative team honours|
|1957, 1960||South Australia||5 (17)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1963.
During an era of dour defence, Johns' ability to score goals at an average 3.37 per game was exceptional. During his time at the club he won the club's leading goalkicker award six times and the competition's award four times. He was a member of four premiership teams for Port Adelaide.
Rex Johns died after a long battle with cancer on the 16 December 2009 at the age of 74.