Bert Chapman

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Bert Chapman
Personal information
Full name Albert J. Chapman
Date of birth (1942-03-14) 14 March 1942 (age 75)
Original team(s) Heidelberg[1]
Height 170 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 65 kg (143 lb)
Position(s) Rover
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1960–1966 Collingwood 68 (35)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1966.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Bert Chapman (born 14 March 1942) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1960s.

Chapman was primarily a rover and in just six seasons managed eight finals appearances. This included the 1960 and 1964 VFL Grand Finals, where he was a reserve and wingman respectively. He left for Preston in 1967 and spent two years with the VFA club. Chapman then joined Macedon in the Riddell District Football League as coach for the 1969 season.


  1. ^ "Bert J Chapman". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 27 August 2014. 
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

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