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Brian Roberts
Personal information
Birth 28 April 1946 (1946-04-28) (age 63)Millicent, South Australia
Recruited from East Fremantle Football Club (WAFL)
Height and weight 199cm / 113kg
Playing career┬╣
Debut 1971, Richmond vs. Fitzroy, at
Team(s) Richmond (1971-1975)

77 games, 34 goals

South Melbourne (1975)

15 games, 2 goals

┬╣ Statistics to end of 1975 season
Career highlights

  • Richmond Premiership Player 1973, 1974

Brian Stanley Roberts (born 28 April 1946 in Millicent, South Australia) is a former Australian rules football player who played in the VFL between 1971 and 1975 for the Richmond Football Club (as well as a short stint with South Melbourne in 1975).

Roberts was known as "The Whale" due to his enormous stature and played as a ruckman.

In the 1976 pre-season he had a "disagreement" with coach Ian Stewart and walked out on South Melbourne.

The Roberts family has connections with Dorchester, UK.


  • 1971 Tiger Year Book - Richmond Football Club

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