Tony Evans (Australian footballer, born 1966)

Anthony "Tony" Evans (born 30 January 1966) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda and Footscray in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Tony Evans
Personal information
Full name Anthony R. Evans
Date of birth (1966-01-30) 30 January 1966
Place of birth Ballarat, Victoria, Australia
Original team(s) East Ballarat
Draft No. 35, 1989 pre-season draft
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1986–1988 St Kilda 27 (2)
1989 Footscray 3 (1)
Total 30 (3)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1989.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Originally from East Ballarat, Evans began his St Kilda career in 1986, when he played eight games.[1][2] He made 10 appearances for St Kilda in 1987 and nine in 1988, then went to Footscray via the 1989 Pre-season Draft (pick 35).[2][3] His time at Footscray was short, Evans was delisted due to a reoccurring knee injury, He returned home to East Ballarat, where he won five club best and fairest awards and was a premiership player.[4]


  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
  2. "Tony Evans". AFL Tables.
  3. Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
  4. Shepparton News, "Lions pounce", 31 October 2006, Wes Cusworth
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