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Height/Weight  187cm / 85 kg
Name  Billy Duckworth
1982–1990  Essendon
Years  Club

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Date of birth  (1959-02-21) 21 February 1959 (age 56)
Role  Australian Rules Footballer

Original team  West Perth Football Club

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Bill Duckworth (born 21 February 1959) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon in the VFL and West Perth in the West Australian Football League. He is best known for winning the 1984 Norm Smith Medal. His brother John also played league football.

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Duckworth appeared 35 times for the Cardinals (as they were known up to 1982) before being recruited by Essendon. He played as an aggressive defender, often seen at the fullback position. His heroics in the 1984 Grand Final win over Hawthorn earned him best on ground recognition and he won another premiership with the Bombers the following season. Duckworth retired in 1990 and returned to West Perth.

Billy Duckworth knees Ken Hunter to the head - 1983 Elim Final


References

Billy Duckworth Wikipedia


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