Roy Apted

Roy Apted (born 25 April 1937) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Roy Apted
Personal information
Full name Roy Apted
Date of birth (1937-04-25) 25 April 1937
Original team(s) North Launceston
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1959–63 St Kilda 44 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1963.
Sources: AFL Tables,

A Tasmanian representative at the 1958 Melbourne and 1966 Hobart Carnivals, Apted was primarily a defender but was also used as a ruck rover. He appeared in two losing Grand Finals with North Launceston before being recruited to St Kilda. Apted could never establish himself in the St Kilda team over five seasons and returned to Tasmania where he played with Launceston.


  • Roy Apted's playing statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
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