Essendon Playing List for 1979

(compare with the other club lists for 1979)

# Player DOB Age Height Weight Games Prior Goals Prior Votes Prior Games 1979 Goals 1979 Votes 1979 Original Club Drafted Honours
1 Peter Keenan 7 Apr 51 28yr 197cm 99kg 13 8 7
2 Alan Reid 29 Jan 56 23yr 185cm 81kg 16 3 9
3 Barry Day 27 Feb 54 25yr 183cm 83kg 11 7 0
4 Ron Andrews 13 May 55 23yr 191cm 87kg 3 2 0
5 Terry Daniher 15 Aug 57 21yr 188cm 89kg 15 57 13
6 Neale Daniher 15 Feb 61 18yr 188cm 84kg 23 9 9 St Patrick's College (NSW)/​Assumption College/​Ungarie
7 Frank Dunell 17 Mar 58 21yr 185cm 85kg 5 8 0
9 Shane Heard 28 Jul 58 20yr 177cm 79kg 15 6 0
10 Garry Foulds 13 May 56 22yr 188cm 78kg 23 8 9 West Essendon JFC/​St Bernard's College
11 Robert Amos 11 Jul 55 23yr 180cm 73kg 2 0 0
12 Michael Sheldon 4 Nov 60 18yr 180cm 77kg 3 0 0
13 Ken Mansfield 7 Sep 58 20yr 176cm 79kg 21 10 3
15 Wayne Primmer 9 Jan 59 20yr 175cm 65kg 10 16 0
16 Steven Taubert 6 Oct 53 25yr 193cm 85kg 14 14 0
17 Colin Boyd 27 Jul 54 24yr 180cm 81kg 4 0 0
18 Paul Vander Haar 7 Mar 58 21yr 192cm 93kg 15 24 4 Whitefriars College/​Ringwood
19 Robert Hyde 1 Nov 54 24yr 183cm 85kg 1 0 0
20 Kelvin Steel 7 Jun 55 23yr 182cm 75kg 6 0 0
21 Ken Fletcher 21 Jan 48 31yr 184cm 78kg 19 1 1
24 Stephen Robins 25 Feb 57 22yr 183cm 86kg 18 23 2
25 Roger Merrett 19 Apr 60 19yr 195cm 99kg 4 1 0 Kaniva
26 Robert Shaw 6 Jan 55 24yr 188cm 81kg 16 0 0
27 Simon Madden 30 Dec 57 21yr 198cm 99kg 23 39 3 St Bernard's College
29 Allan Davis 29 Sep 48 30yr 180cm 78kg 15 12 2
30 Neil Besanko 28 Apr 51 27yr 187cm 88kg 8 1 0
31 Max Crow 7 Jan 56 23yr 194cm 89kg 22 12 9
32 Tim Watson 13 Jul 61 17yr 185cm 96kg 23 34 0 Dimboola
33 Glenn Hawker 17 Mar 61 18yr 185cm 84kg 10 5 0 Kaniva
34 Merv Neagle 7 Mar 58 21yr 181cm 79kg 10 5 0
36 Denis Scanlon 5 Apr 54 25yr 188cm 84kg 17 2 1
37 Ian Marsh 23 Oct 55 23yr 178cm 75kg 22 2 1
38 Peter Bennett 8 Nov 56 22yr 180cm 70kg 23 8 3
39 Neil Clarke 28 Aug 57 21yr 177cm 80kg 5 2 0
42 Russell Muir 12 Jul 54 24yr 180cm 75kg 16 1 0
45 Darren Williams 13 Oct 60 18yr 176cm 76kg 1 0 0
48 Craig Barbary 11 Jul 60 18yr 173cm 77kg 8 5 0