Pat Rodriguez

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Pat Rodriguez
Personal information
Full name Richard Patrick Gerald Rodriguez
Date of birth (1900-05-16)16 May 1900
Date of death 2 February 1964(1964-02-02) (aged 63)
Position(s) Rover
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1918–22; 1924–27
West Perth
?? (??)
105 (??)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1934 Claremont-Cottesloe 21 (2–19–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1927 season.
Career highlights

Richard Patrick Gerald "Pat" Rodriguez (16 March 1900 – 2 February 1964) was an Australian rules footballer and administrator.

Playing career[edit]

Rodriguez played an unknown number of games for West Perth in 1916.He was a prominent player with Subiaco, playing 160 games. He was the WAFL's leading goalkicker in 1920, and played in the Subiaco 1924 premiership team.

Beginning his administrative career as a delegate for Claremont in 1927, he went on to become WAFL senior vice-president (1949–1950), and then WAFL president (1951–1964). He was also the president of the Australian National Football Council from 1956 until 1964.

Rodriguez was inducted to the Australian Football Hall of Fame in 1996.