Full Name: BOB WEATHERILL
Date of Birth: 20/07/1897
Height: 180 cm ( 5-11 )
Weight: 70kg ( 11-0 )
Debut: 07/07/1917, Round 9, Fitzroy
Last Game: 19/05/1923, Round 3, Carlton
Total Games: 72
Total Goals: 44
Honours: Premiership 1920-21, Victorian Representative Team 1921, Games 1
Robert was a centre-half-forward who was recruited from Camberwell Juniors. Although thinly built he was a strong mark and could hold his position well in a pack of players. He was a member of the 1920 and 1921 Premiership sides, and also represented Victoria once in 1921. A cabinet maker he later workedin the dairy industry. At the time of his death, in 1992, he was Richmond’s oldest living past player and the AFL/VFL’s oldest living Premiership player. Robert was the brother of Harry and George Weatherill.
Camberwell Juniors 1915-16 ( Honours -Premiership 1915-16 ).
Coburg Captain/Coach 1924-25, Games 26, Goals 26 ; Prahran VFA 1926-27, Games 9, Goals 7 ; Ascot Vale Coach 1933.
1921 Semi Final