John Waddington (footballer)
|Full name||John Waddington|
|Date of birth||24 May 1938|
|Original team(s)||South Bendigo|
|Height||183 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
|1958–1966||North Melbourne||132 (30)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1966.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Waddington, a half forward, topped the Bendigo Football League goal-kicking in 1957, with 72 goals for South Bendigo. The following year he arrived at North Melbourne and played all possible 20 games in his debut season. This included their four-point semi final win over Fitzroy, in which he contributed three goals.