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Jimmy Robertson

1925 Carlton reserves team
1925 Carlton reserves team

Career: 1924 - 1926
Debut: Round 11, 1924 v Essendon Aged 21 years & 237 days
398th Carlton Player
Games: 8
Goals: 7
Last game: Round 17, 1926 v Essendon Aged 23 years and 184 days
Guernsey No.: 17
Height: ?
Weight: ?
DOB: March 4, 1903
DOD: October 4, 1985


Wearing guernsey #17, James Stirton 'Jimmy' Robertson played 8 games and kicked 7 goals after first pulling on the boots for the Blues in Season 1924. He was recruited from Carlton District.

Jimmy is one of 6 Robertsons to have played AFL for the Blues.

Robertson would represent the Blues in three consecutive Reserves premierships, including 1926, 1927 and 1928.

In October 1926 Carlton visited Hobart for a match against New Town. The Mercury on Friday 15 October (p12) listed the Carlton team and said;
"Robertson will probably be played in the centre position. He is young and is showing promise of developing into a champion."

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Page last modified on Sunday 31 of May, 2020 10:50:17 AEST by WillowBlue.

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