Roger Delaney

Roger Delaney (born 27 February 1966) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Fitzroy in the Australian Football League (AFL) in 1990.[1] He was recruited from the Port Adelaide Football Club in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) with the 23rd selection in the 1989 VFL Draft.

Roger Delaney
Personal information
Full name Roger Delaney
Nickname(s) Batman
Date of birth (1966-02-27) 27 February 1966
Original team(s) Port Adelaide, (SANFL)
Draft No. 23, 1989 VFL Draft
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1990 Fitzroy 1 (0)
1984–89, 91–97 Port Adelaide 208 (13)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1997.
Career highlights
  • 6x Port Adelaide premiership player (1988, 1989, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996)
Sources: AFL Tables,

He played over 200 games for Port Adelaide in the SANFL and after retiring from playing, he became an assistant coach to former Port teammate Mark Williams at Port Adelaide in the Australian Football League (AFL). For the 2011 season he became the coach of the Maroochy/North Shore Australian Football Club in the Queensland Australian Football League on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland.[2]


  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2002). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (4th ed.). Melbourne, Victoria: Crown Content. p. 156. ISBN 1-74095-001-1.
  2. Meyn, Travis (23 November 2010). "Delaney takes reins".

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