Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Chester Read

Known as
Chester Read

19 February 1929

14 April 2001 (aged 72)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 198d
Last game: 24y 58d

Height and weight
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
South Melbourne; St. Kilda

Jumper numbers
South Melbourne: 11
St. Kilda: 11

Recruited from
South Melbourne (1953)

Chester Read

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL1948-19501640.2531%0
St. KildaV/AFL1953100.000%0
V/AFL1948-1950, 19531740.2429%0
Total1948-1950, 19531740.2429%0

AFL: 5,858th player to appear, 6,889th most games played, 6,619th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 689th player to appear, 660th most games played, 665th most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 969th player to appear, 1,604th most games played, 1,501st most goals kicked


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.