Billy Roberts (Australian footballer)

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Billy Roberts
Personal information
Full name William C. Roberts
Date of birth 4 December 1908
Date of death 16 May 1998(1998-05-16) (aged 89)
Original team(s) Wesley College / Oakleigh
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1928–1937 St Kilda 160 (6)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1937.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

William "Billy" Roberts (4 December 1908 – 16 May 1998)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[2]

Roberts played at Wesley College and Oakleigh before coming to St Kilda.

He was used on the wing until 1930, when he replaced Barney Carr as St Kilda's centreman.

Roberts represented Victoria on six occasions.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "William Roberts - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 10 December 2014. 
  2. ^ AFL Tables: William Roberts
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.