Frank Roberts (Australian footballer)
|Full name||Frank George Roberts|
|Date of birth||27 February 1912|
|Date of death||26 June 1989(aged 77)|
|Original team(s)||Sandhurst (Bendigo FL)|
|Debut||Round 2, 1933, St Kilda
vs. Essendon, at Windy Hill
|Height||175 cm (5 ft 9 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
|1933–1934||St Kilda||27 (44)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1941.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
While at St Kilda Roberts played as a forward, kicking 24 goals in his debut season and another 20 the following year. He spent 1935 playing back home at Sandhurst and in 1936 returned to the league with Melbourne. This time he was used as a defender and was on the half back flank in Melbourne's 1939 premiership team. He played at fullback on Richmond star Jack Titus in the 1940 Grand Final and again finished on the winning side.
- Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
- Frank Roberts's statistics from AFL Tables
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