Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Robert Smith

Known as
Bob Smith

23 November 1877

25 February 1939 (aged 61)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 23y 197d
Last game: 31y 250d

Senior clubs

Bob Smith

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FitzroyV/AFL1901-1903, 1906-190974330.4550%0
Total1901-1903, 1906-190974330.4550%0

AFL: 663rd player to appear, 3,224th most games played, 2,762nd most goals kickedFitzroy: 69th player to appear, 166th most games played, 151st most goals kicked

Bob Smith was singularly unfortunate in that his VFL career with Fitzroy, which began in 1901 and finished in 1909, missed out the premiership years of 1904-5. A ruckman, he ended up playing a total of 74 games and scoring 33 goals.

Author - John Devaney


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