Essendon Playing List for 1981

(compare with the other club lists for 1981)

# Player DOB Age Height Weight Games Prior Goals Prior Votes Prior Games 1981 Goals 1981 Votes 1981 Original Club Drafted Honours
1 Merv Neagle 7 Mar 58 23yr 181cm 79kg 22 10 15
2 Alan Reid 29 Jan 56 25yr 185cm 81kg 18 9 8
4 Ron Andrews 13 May 55 25yr 191cm 87kg 20 12 9
5 Terry Daniher 15 Aug 57 23yr 188cm 89kg 21 20 2
6 Neale Daniher 15 Feb 61 20yr 188cm 84kg 21 11 7 St Patrick's College (NSW)/​Assumption College/​Ungarie
7 Frank Dunell 17 Mar 58 23yr 185cm 85kg 1 0 0
8 Phil Carman 4 Sep 50 30yr 188cm 87kg 6 5 0 Edenhope/​Norwood
9 Shane Heard 28 Jul 58 22yr 177cm 79kg 7 5 0
10 Garry Foulds 13 May 56 24yr 188cm 78kg 22 22 3 West Essendon JFC/​St Bernard's College
11 Alan Stoneham 20 Aug 55 25yr 185cm 83kg 20 4 1
12 Neville Fields 21 Nov 51 29yr 180cm 79kg 8 2 0
12 Ian Morrison 29 Jan 54 27yr 188cm 85kg 3 0 0
14 Graeme Schultz 17 May 53 27yr 180cm 69kg 13 30 0
15 Geoff Burdett 4 Jul 56 24yr 174cm 76kg 6 7 0
16 Steven Taubert 6 Oct 53 27yr 193cm 85kg 14 2 0
17 Stephen Carey 14 Oct 59 21yr 180cm 89kg 17 2 4
18 Paul Vander Haar 7 Mar 58 23yr 192cm 93kg 13 19 0 Whitefriars College/​Ringwood
20 Tony Buhagiar 3 Oct 55 25yr 166cm 74kg 22 42 14
22 Wayne Foreman 16 May 55 25yr 180cm 76kg 8 5 0
23 Grant Fowler 12 Mar 57 24yr 180cm 74kg 22 18 0
25 Roger Merrett 19 Apr 60 21yr 195cm 99kg 10 4 0 Kaniva
26 Robert Shaw 6 Jan 55 26yr 188cm 81kg 7 0 0
27 Simon Madden 30 Dec 57 23yr 198cm 99kg 19 36 7 St Bernard's College
30 Neil Besanko 28 Apr 51 29yr 187cm 88kg 5 0 0
31 Max Crow 7 Jan 56 25yr 194cm 89kg 22 19 0
32 Tim Watson 13 Jul 61 19yr 185cm 96kg 17 15 2 Dimboola
33 Glenn Hawker 17 Mar 61 20yr 185cm 84kg 23 17 4 Kaniva
34 Michael Thomson 26 Nov 61 19yr 187cm 86kg 10 8 0
36 Denis Scanlon 5 Apr 54 27yr 188cm 84kg 2 0 0
38 Peter Bennett 8 Nov 56 24yr 180cm 70kg 12 4 0
39 Neil Clarke 28 Aug 57 23yr 177cm 80kg 20 0 0
41 Kevin Walsh 9 Feb 62 19yr 193cm 82kg 1 0 0
42 Russell Muir 12 Jul 54 26yr 180cm 75kg 8 2 2
44 Justin Madden 31 May 61 19yr 206cm 107kg 17 2 4 Airport West/​St Bernard's College
47 Mark Eustice 14 Feb 63 18yr 183cm 84kg 9 5 0