John Roberts (Australian rules footballer)

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John Roberts
Personal information
Date of birth (1956-09-23) 23 September 1956 (age 60)
Height / weight 186 cm / 87 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1974–1979 Woodville (SANFL) 120
1980–1982 South Melbourne/Sydney (VFL) 050 (135)
1983–1986 West Torrens (SANFL) 058
1987–1988 North Adelaide (SANFL) 053
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1988.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

John Roberts (born 23 September 1956) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He was the club's leading goal kicker in 1980 and 1981.

Roberts holds the record for the most goals kicked in a game at Football Park in Adelaide when he kicked 16 goals in a game for Woodville in the 1976 SANFL season. He later went on to play full forward for North Adelaide in their 1987 SANFL Grand Final win over Glenelg at Football Park. He also won the Ken Farmer Medal as the SANFL's leading goal kicker in 1987 with 111 goals.

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