Roger Duffy (Australian rules footballer)

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Roger Duffy
Personal information
Date of birth (1931-09-26) 26 September 1931 (age 82)
Original team Newtown, Sydney
Debut 1952, Footscray
Height/Weight 180 cm / 79 kg
Playing career1

Footscray (1952–58)

  • 117 games, 117 goals
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1958 season.
Career highlights
  • Footscray premiership player, 1954
  • Victoria representative, 1957

Roger Duffy (born 26 September 1931) is a former 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.


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