Leon Harris (footballer)

Leon Harris (born 9 November 1958) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Fitzroy in the VFL during the 1980s.

Leon Harris
Personal information
Date of birth (1958-11-09) 9 November 1958
Original team(s) Mortlake
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 74 kg (163 lb)
Club information
Current club Brisbane Lions
(recruitment consultant)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1979–1989 Fitzroy 186 (101)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1989.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Harris played as a rover and finished runner up in Fitzroy's 1987 best and fairest awards. He was the first player in the history of the league to kick 100 goals with the number 38 guernsey. Harris represented Victoria at the 1988 Bicentennial Carnival and after retiring as a player served as a Fitzroy assistant coach.

Leon's brother Bernie Harris played with Fitzroy, the Brisbane Bears and St Kilda in the Victorian/Australian Football League (VFL/AFL).

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