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Key Facts

Full name
David Rhodes

Known as
David Rhodes

Born
20 May 1948

Died
15 February 2013 (aged 64)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 40d
Last game: 25y 97d

Height and weight
Height: 184 cm
Weight: 80 kg

Senior clubs
Fitzroy

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 14, 15

David Rhodes

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FitzroyV/AFL1968-197372140.1939%15.743.385.0720
Total1968-197372140.1939%15.743.385.0720

AFL: 8,065th player to appear, 3,262nd most games played, 4,343rd most goals kickedFitzroy: 867th player to appear, 171st most games played, 301st most goals kicked

David Rhodes was a lithe, fast moving wingman who was a prominent player for Fitzroy in 72 VFL games between 1968 and 1973, in the course of which he registered 14 goals. He was a Victorian state representative at the 1972 Perth carnival. Two years later he embarked on a longer stay in the West Australian capital when he joined Subiaco. Touted as a big name recruit he struggled to adapt to local conditions and therefore largely failed to enhance his reputation over the course of a four season, 48 game, 33 goal stint.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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