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Billy Griffith
Personal information
Birth 26 December 1880
Recruited from Essendon District
Height and weight 175cm / 76 kg
Playing career┬╣
Debut 1899, Essendon vs. , at
Team(s) Essendon (1899-1913)
  • 186 games, 13 goals
┬╣ Statistics to end of 1913 season
Career highlights

William 'Billy' Griffith (born 26 December 1880) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon in the VFL.

Griffith was a full back but was also used as a rover. He was a rover in Essendon's 1901 premiership side and a fullback in their 1911 and 1912 triumphs. He captained the club from 1907 until 1909 and twice represented Victoria in interstate football, in 1901 and 1902.

In 1997 he was named on the interchange bench in Essendon's official 'Team of the Century'.

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