No. 116 Robert Shepherd

Gifted half forward who was All-Australian Schoolboys vice-captain in 1972 after winning the J.L.Williams Medal as the best player at the national carnival. A Sherwood junior, he was highly skilled, quick and elusive. Runner-up in the Grogan Medal in 1974 playing with Wests, he earned a ticket to Fitzroy where he played 43 AFL games from 1975-77. Was joint runner-up in the Grogan Medal again in 1980.


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