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Key Facts

Full name
Ian Aston

Known as
Ian Aston

Born
14 October 1937

Died
10 November 1988 (aged 51)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 197d
Last game: 24y 308d

Height and weight
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 64 kg

Senior clubs
Fitzroy

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 6

Ian Aston

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FitzroyV/AFL1956-196298220.2252%16.002.0023
Total1956-196298220.2252%16.002.0023

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 6,668th player to appear, 2,432nd most games played, 3,465th most goals kickedFitzroy: 726th player to appear, 115th most games played, 212th most goals kicked

A rover or wingman who boasted truly exceptional pace, Ian Aston was one of the driving forces behind Fitzroy's emergence as a League power in the late 1950s and early '60s. Between 1956 and 1962 he played 98 VFL games and kicked 22 goals for the Roys. He also represented Victoria once, in 1959.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers by Russell Holmesby & Jim Main; Wikipedia article

Footnotes

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