Neil Roberts (Australian footballer), Date of Birth

    

Neil Roberts (Australian footballer)

Australian rules footballer

Date of Birth: 15-Jun-1933

Profession: Australian rules footballer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Gemini


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About Neil Roberts (Australian footballer)

  • For the former North American soccer player from South Africa, see Neill Roberts.Neil E.
  • Roberts (born 15 June 1933) is a former Australian rules footballer in the Victorian Football League (VFL). Roberts played with St Kilda on the forward line initially but later excelled as a centre half back, winning the Brownlow Medal in 1958.
  • He captained the side from 1959 to 1962 before retiring at 29 years of age and commencing a career in sports journalism.
  • He was inducted to the Saints inaugural Hall of Fame in 2003. His son, Michael Roberts, also played for the Saints and is now a sports broadcaster. Neil Roberts was the officer in charge of Mawson base, Antarctica, 1971–1973.
  • He has now retired to farming.

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