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Key Facts

Full name
John Vickers

Known as
John Vickers

Nickname
The Painter

Senior clubs
Norwood

John Vickers


ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
NorwoodSANFL1959-1966111560.50
Total1959-1966111560.50

Nicknamed ‘Painter’, Norwood’s Broken Hill recruit John Vickers was a top quality performer who played 111 SANFL games and kicked 56 goals between 1959 and 1966. A half back flanker early in his career he transformed later into a strong, dashing half forward flanker. Vickers was a member of Redlegs losing grand final teams in 1960 against North Adelaide and 1961 against West Adelaide.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

The Complete Book of SANFL Records 2004 edition by Dion Hayman; http://www.redlegsmuseum.com.au/ON_FIELD/PLAYERS/VICKERS__John.aspx

Footnotes

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