Essendon Playing List for 1978

(compare with the other club lists for 1978)

# Player DOB Age Height Weight Games Prior Goals Prior Votes Prior Games 1978 Goals 1978 Votes 1978 Original Club Drafted Honours
1 Brian Walsh 24 Apr 51 26yr 179cm 81kg 6 2 0
2 Rob Newton 17 Apr 53 25yr 188cm 84kg 4 0 0
3 Michael Redenbach 3 Jun 59 18yr 170cm 72kg 3 0 0
4 Ron Andrews 13 May 55 22yr 191cm 87kg 9 1 7
5 Terry Daniher 15 Aug 57 20yr 188cm 89kg 20 46 2
7 Geoff Burdett 4 Jul 56 21yr 174cm 76kg 20 37 2
8 Jack Mihocek 21 Aug 57 20yr 181cm 91kg 8 4 0
9 Shane Heard 28 Jul 58 19yr 177cm 79kg 16 1 5
10 Garry Foulds 13 May 56 21yr 188cm 78kg 22 0 3 West Essendon JFC/​St Bernard's College
11 Robert Amos 11 Jul 55 22yr 180cm 73kg 1 0 0
12 Michael Sheldon 4 Nov 60 17yr 180cm 77kg 6 3 0
13 Ken Mansfield 7 Sep 58 19yr 176cm 79kg 7 4 0
14 Bernie Jones 3 May 53 24yr 197cm 92kg 13 11 0
15 Wayne Primmer 9 Jan 59 19yr 175cm 65kg 20 47 6
16 Steven Taubert 6 Oct 53 24yr 193cm 85kg 11 5 0
17 Colin Boyd 27 Jul 54 23yr 180cm 81kg 11 0 0
18 Paul Vander Haar 7 Mar 58 20yr 192cm 93kg 17 33 1 Whitefriars College/​Ringwood
19 Robin Close 3 Nov 49 28yr 187cm 81kg 4 6 0
20 Terry Cahill 30 Apr 58 19yr 180cm 70kg 15 10 0
21 Ken Fletcher 21 Jan 48 30yr 184cm 78kg 21 1 8
22 Larry Watson 23 Sep 57 20yr 179cm 79kg 6 0 0
24 Stephen Robins 25 Feb 57 21yr 183cm 86kg 18 12 3
25 Roger Merrett 19 Apr 60 18yr 195cm 99kg 2 0 0 Kaniva
26 Robert Shaw 6 Jan 55 23yr 188cm 81kg 2 0 0
27 Simon Madden 30 Dec 57 20yr 198cm 99kg 22 40 7 St Bernard's College
28 Greg Bell 26 Mar 55 23yr 188cm 87kg 1 1 0
29 Allan Davis 29 Sep 48 29yr 180cm 78kg 18 15 0
30 Neil Besanko 28 Apr 51 26yr 187cm 88kg 14 0 0
31 Max Crow 7 Jan 56 22yr 194cm 89kg 21 14 7
32 Tim Watson 13 Jul 61 16yr 185cm 96kg 19 11 4 Dimboola
33 Glenn Hawker 17 Mar 61 17yr 185cm 84kg 3 0 0 Kaniva
34 Merv Neagle 7 Mar 58 20yr 181cm 79kg 14 4 0
36 Denis Scanlon 5 Apr 54 24yr 188cm 84kg 12 0 0
37 Ian Marsh 23 Oct 55 22yr 178cm 75kg 18 1 4
38 Peter Bennett 8 Nov 56 21yr 180cm 70kg 14 4 0
39 Neil Clarke 28 Aug 57 20yr 177cm 80kg 4 0 0
42 Russell Muir 12 Jul 54 23yr 180cm 75kg 14 0 0
43 Paul McDonald 27 Apr 56 21yr 185cm 72kg 4 2 0