Bob Makeham

Bob Makeham (6 November 1901 – 3 February 1974)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Bob Makeham
Makeham during his Collingwood career
Personal information
Full name Robert Makeham
Date of birth 6 November 1901
Date of death 3 February 1974(1974-02-03) (aged 72)
Original team(s) Woodleigh
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1923–1932 Collingwood 157 (97)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1932.
Sources: AFL Tables,

After being part of losing Grand Finals in 1925 and 1926 he played in Collingwood premiership sides the next four seasons. A versatile player, Makeham played his early football as a centre-half forward and follower before settling into the half back and half forward flanks.


  1. "Bob Makeham". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 2 September 2014.

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