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Alby Rodda

NameAlbert Rodda
Born1920-09-08
Height166 cm
Weight80 kg
Jumper 30
V/AFL ClubsMelbourne
V/AFL Games131
V/AFL Career1939-50
V/AFL Goals142
Brownlow Votes29

Player Stats

Biography

One of the smallest players of his day, Alby Rodda was also one of the best, roving in three Melbourne premiership teams (1939-40 and 1948), and representing the VFL. He missed the winning grand final of 1941 through injury, but played in the losing grand final of 1946. He got better with age, winning a club best and fairest award in 1948, as well as being best afield in that year's drawn grand final against Essendon. He was also prominent the following week when Melbourne triumphed in the replay. Alby Rodda's VFL career comprised a total of 131 games between 1939 and 1950. He also booted 142 goals.