1979 Essendon Bombers Roster

Victorian Football League (VFL)
Team Record: 12-9 - 50 points
Finishing 5th in the VFL
Postseason: 0-1 Finals qualifier
Coach: Barry Davis (12-9-1)
1979 Essendon Bombers Statistics

The Essendon Bombers of the Victorian Football League ended the 1979 season with a record of 12 wins and 9 losses and 1 ties for 50 points finishing fifth in the VFL. The team compiled a postseason mark of 0-1. Barry Davis coached the team. The 1979 Essendon Bombers Finals qualifier.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Robert AmosJuly 11, 19555'11"161
Ron AndrewsMay 13, 19556'3"192
Craig BarbaryJuly 11, 19605'8"170
Peter BennettNovember 8, 19565'11"154
Neil BesankoApril 28, 19516'1"194
Colin BoydJuly 27, 19545'11"179
Neil ClarkeAugust 28, 19575'9"176
Max CrowJanuary 7, 19566'4"196
Neale DaniherFebruary 15, 19616'2"185West Wyalong, NSW
Terry DaniherAugust 15, 19576'2"196
Allan DavisSeptember 29, 19485'11"172
Barry DayFebruary 27, 19546'0"183
Frank DunellMarch 17, 19586'1"187
Ken FletcherJanuary 21, 19486'0"172
Garry FouldsMay 13, 19566'2"172
Glenn HawkerMarch 17, 19616'1"185
Shane HeardJuly 28, 19585'9"174
Robert HydeNovember 1, 19546'0"187
Peter KeenanApril 7, 19516'5"218
Simon MaddenDecember 30, 19576'6"218
Ken MansfieldSeptember 7, 19585'9"174
Ian MarshOctober 23, 19555'10"165
Roger MerrettApril 19, 19606'5"218
Russell MuirJuly 12, 19545'11"165
Merv NeagleMarch 7, 19585'11"174
Wayne PrimmerJanuary 9, 19595'9"143
Alan ReidJanuary 29, 19566'1"179
Stephen RobinsFebruary 25, 19576'0"190
Denis ScanlonApril 5, 19546'2"185
Robert ShawJanuary 6, 19556'2"179
Michael SheldonNovember 4, 19605'11"170
Kelvin SteelJune 7, 19555'11"165
Steven TaubertOctober 6, 19536'4"187
Paul Vander HaarMarch 7, 19586'3"205
Tim WatsonJuly 13, 19616'1"212
Darren WilliamsOctober 13, 19605'9"168



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