Oldest Surviving Footballers – Keith Rae

We kick off our Oldest Surviving Footballers series with a profile on Keith Rae. The former Carlton and Richmond player turns 101 at the end of July. Get involved by sharing any insights or tales you have about Keith.

Oldest surviving footballers (and can you help?)

Thanks to some wonderful work from AFL statistician Col Hutchinson and several others, we’d like to present a list of the oldest surviving footballers and invite you to get involved by sharing any insights or tales you have about them.

Oldest surviving footballers – Full list

A companion piece for the oldest surviving footballers, this is the list of all the players provided for the Almanac, including some who may or may not be still with us. Get in touch if you have any knowledge about them or others we might have missed.

In search of Prince Alfred College footballers

Tony Aldous is trying to put together a list of former Prince Alfred College footballers who went on to play in any of the State leagues around Australia. Can anyone help?

Players who leave and come home

It seems the Dockers have a relatively high incidence of players who return to the club, as players, after leaving – Peter Bell, Brad Wira, Heath Black, and Adam McPhee to name some. John Barnes did it with Essendon and Geelong. Can anyone think of other incidences, particularly in the past 20 years?