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Key Facts

Full name
Leigh Robertson

Known as
Leigh Robertson

Born
21 May 1950 (age 72)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 347d
Last game: 24y 95d

Height and weight
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
Fitzroy; Northcote; Coburg

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 53, 18

Recruited from
Fitzroy (1975); Northcote (1977)

Family links
Glenn Robertson (Brother)Tommy Corrigan (Grandfather)

Leigh Robertson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FitzroyV/AFL1969-197476140.1839%12.092.503.636
NorthcoteVFA1975-197636
CoburgVFA1977-198053
V/AFL1969-197476140.1839%12.092.503.636
VFA1975-198089
Total1969-1980165140.08

AFL: 8,145th player to appear, 3,113th most games played, 4,337th most goals kickedFitzroy: 874th player to appear, 159th most games played, 302nd most goals kicked

Leigh Robertson was a solidly built half back who played 76 VFL games and scored 14 goals for Fitzroy between 1969 and 1974. His grandfather Tom Corrigan was a member of the Roys’ 1922 premiership-winning side. After leaving the Lions he played in the VFA for Northcote (27 games, 38 goals, 1975-6) and Coburg (14 games, 20 goals, 1977-8).

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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