Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
John Vickers

Known as
John Vickers

The Painter

Senior clubs

John Vickers

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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


The Complete Book of SANFL Records 2004 edition by Dion Hayman;


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