Roy West (footballer)

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Roy West
Personal information
Full name Roy West
Date of birth (1941-03-31)31 March 1941
Date of death 19 November 2011(2011-11-19) (aged 70)
Place of death Ballarat, Victoria
Original team Stawell
Height/Weight 185 cm / 81 kg
Position(s) Fullback
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1961–64; 1966–67 Geelong 108 (1)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
1962 Victoria 1 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1967 season.
2 State and international statistics correct as of 1962.
Career highlights

Roy West (31 March 1941 – 19 November 2011) was an Australian rules footballer for the Geelong Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1960s.

West was a fullback and won the 1961 Carji Greeves Medal for Geelong's best and fairest player. He was a premiership player in 1963 and represented Victoria at interstate football.

Following a year-long battle with lung cancer, West died in a Ballarat hospital on 19 November 2011, aged 70.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daffey, Paul (22 November 2011). "Vale Roy West". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 22 November 2011. 

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