Robert Hancock

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Robert Hancock
Personal information
Date of birth 22 June 1922
Place of birth Hobart, Tasmania
Date of death 9 February 1973(1973-02-09) (aged 50)
Original team(s) St Kilda Colts
Height / weight 168 cm / 67 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1946–1950 St Kilda 58 (49)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1950.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Robert 'Bobby' Arthur Hancock (22 June 1922 – 9 February 1973)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda in the VFL during the late 1940s. A small rover, Hancock served in the Navy before arriving at St Kilda in 1946. He won St Kilda's best and fairest award in 1948 and represented Victoria in 3 interstate matches that year. Hancock also finished equal 6th in the 1948 Brownlow Medal count.


  1. ^ "Robert Hancock - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 19 November 2014. 

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