Bob Briggs (Australian footballer)

Robert Ernest "Bob" Briggs (20 November 1883 – 6 July 1955) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy and St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Bob Briggs
Personal information
Full name Robert Ernest Briggs
Date of birth (1883-11-20)20 November 1883
Place of birth South Melbourne, Victoria
Date of death 6 July 1955(1955-07-06) (aged 71)
Place of death South Melbourne, Victoria
Original team(s) Williamstown
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1909–1910 Fitzroy 26 (47)
1911 St Kilda 07 0(7)
Total 33 (54)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1911.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Briggs, who was from Williamstown originally, made eight appearances for Fitzroy in the 1909 VFL season.[1][2] He didn't miss a single game in 1910 and was Fitzroy's leading goal-kicker with 30 goals.[2]


  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.
  2. AFL Tables: Bob Briggs

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