Roger Duffy (Australian rules footballer)

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Roger Duffy
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-09-26)26 September 1931
Date of death 9 July 2003(2003-07-09) (aged 71)
Original team Newtown (Sydney)
Height/Weight 180 cm / 79 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1952–1958 Footscray 117 (117)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1958 season.
Career highlights
  • Footscray premiership player, 1954
  • Victoria representative, 1957

Roger Duffy (26 September 1931 – 9 July 2003)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Footscray in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1950s.

Duffy was originally from Newtown and as a fullforward topped the club's goalkicking with 78 goals in 1950 and 96 the next year. He was then recruited to Footscray and made his debut in 1952, his tally of 20 goals more than any of his teammate for the year.

He was one of the better players in the 1954 Grand Final with 16 kicks from the half forward flank.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Karen Lyon (11 July 2003). "Bob Rose service today". The Age. Retrieved 3 October 2014. 

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