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Key Facts

Full name
Terry Benton

Known as
Terry Benton

Born
13 July 1942 (age 81)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 316d
Last game: 26y 343d

Height and weight
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 76 kg

Senior clubs
North Melbourne

Jumper numbers
North Melbourne: 44, 23

Family links
Jaryd Cachia (Grandson)

Terry Benton

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
North MelbourneV/AFL1963-19697730.0436%11.842.092.312
Total1963-19697730.0436%11.842.092.312

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 7,489th player to appear, 3,132nd most games played, 7,329th most goals kickedNorth Melbourne: 555th player to appear, 180th most games played, 565th most goals kicked

Terry Benton was a serviceable defender from West Coburg who played 77 VFL games and scored three goals for North Melbourne between 1963 and 1969. In both 1966 and 1967 he played every game for the year. After leaving North he captain-coached Latrobe Valley Football League club Leongatha for several seasons and won the competition’s best and fairest award in 1971.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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