Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Robert Dowsing

Known as
Rob Dowsing

3 September 1947 (age 74)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 281d
Last game: 21y 249d

Height and weight
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 67 kg

Senior clubs
Melbourne; South Melbourne

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 38, 2
South Melbourne: 27

Recruited from
Melbourne (1969)

Family links
Roy Dowsing (Father)Alf Dowsing (Grandfather)

Rob Dowsing

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL1969461.5025%11.504.001.751

AFL: 7,829th player to appear, 6,495th most games played, 3,380th most goals kickedMelbourne: 841st player to appear, 652nd most games played, 332nd most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 954th player to appear, 1,107th most games played, 589th most goals kicked


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