Willie Dick (footballer)

Willie Dick is an Australian rules footballer who played for Perth in the West Australian Football League and Essendon in the Australian Football League.

Willie Dick
Personal information
Date of birth (1966-03-16) 16 March 1966
Place of birth Goomalling
Debut Essendon
vs. St Kilda, at Waverley Park
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1985–91, 1993, 1999–2000 Perth (WAFL) 154 (136)
1992 Essendon 7 (6)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1992.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Originally from Goomalling in the Wheatbelt region, Dick played in 156 games for Perth between 1985 and 2000. In 2012 he was named as one of the Top 25 WAFL players from the past 25 years.[1]

He was drafted by Essendon in the second round of the 1991 AFL Draft. He made his début against St Kilda in round 1 of 1992 season. He played seven games for the senior team and was a member of Essendons reserves premiership team.[2] He left the club at the end of the season for family reasons.[3]

His nephew Brad Dick played for Collingwood[4] between 2007 and 2011 and is currently on the West Coast rookie list.


  1. Top 25 Announced
  2. Reid, Russell (17 June 2000), "Finally, Dick Has Retired", The West Australian
  3. Stevens, Michael (14 December 2006), "Bomber does Dad proud", Herald Sun
  4. Flanagan, Martin (2 May 2007). "Magpie earns his wings". Archived from the original on 26 June 2009.

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