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Key Facts

Full name
Edward Langridge

Known as
Ted Langridge

Born
22 October 1936

Died
27 July 2016 (aged 79)

Place of death
Adelaide, SA (5000)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 211d
Last game: 25y 307d

Height and weight
Height: 171 cm
Weight: 76 kg

Senior clubs
Richmond; Sturt

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 28

Ted Langridge

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
RichmondV/AFL1955-1962941491.5931%2
SturtSANFL1963-196554801.48
Total1955-19651482291.55

AFL: 6,570th player to appear, 2,525th most games played, 644th most goals kickedRichmond: 555th player to appear, 164th most games played, 42nd most goals kicked

A clever rover who combined direct methods with sure foot passing skills and a keen eye for goal, Ted Langridge worked his way through the ranks at Richmond before making his senior debut as an 18-year-old in 1955. He went on to play a total of 94 VFL games for the Tigers, kicking 149 goals. He was Richmond's top goalkicker in 1958 with 28 goals, 1961 (29) and 1962 (42). In 1963 he transferred to Sturt and promptly topped the Blues' goal-kicking list with 37 goals. He spent three seasons with the club, playing 54 SANFL games and kicking 80 goals. 

After his retirement as a player, Ted became a football commentator on Adelaide TV stations NWS 9 and ADS 7.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Footy's SA Football Companion

Footnotes

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