Dick Fenton-Smith

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Dick Fenton-Smith
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-10-19) 19 October 1931 (age 87)
Original team(s) Ormond Amateurs (VAFA)
Height 196 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Position(s) Ruckman
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1957–1959 Melbourne 50 (21)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1959.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Richard Fenton-Smith (born 19 October 1931) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the late 1950s.

Recruited from Ormond Amateur Football Club,[1] Fenton-Smith played in many positions in his brief career including the ruck and defence. He kicked 18 of his 21 goals in his debut season and played in two Melbourne premiership teams.[2] In 1960 he moved to Adelaide and played with Sturt in the South Australian National Football League.[3]


  1. ^ Daffey, Paul (14 June 2003). "Days of pain out Ormond way". The Age. Retrieved 4 February 2011.
  2. ^ Connolly, Rohan; Hanlon, Peter (15 September 2002). "Memories are made of this, Part 2". The Age. Retrieved 4 February 2011.
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2011). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (9th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Bas Publishing. p. 263. ISBN 978-1-921496-12-7.

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