Ricky Watt

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Ricky Watt
Personal information
Date of birth (1946-10-04) 4 October 1946 (age 72)
Original team(s) West Heidelberg
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1963–1970 Collingwood 95 (17)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1970.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Ricky Watt (born 4 October 1946) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League during the 1960s.

Watt started at Collingwood when he was aged just 16 but due to injuries managed just 17 games in his first four years at the club, including missing all of the 1965 season. He played his best football in 1969 when he represented Victoria at the Adelaide Carnival and earned All-Australian honours. Injuries continued to plague him and in 1972, after hurting his Achilles tendon, he left Collingwood for good and joined Victorian Football Association VFA club Coburg. He then became captain-coach of Penguin Football Club in Tasmania before playing with East Devonport, winning a best and fairest award at the latter in 1975 as well as a Wander Medal.

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