Russell Colcott

Image DOB: 10 September 1949

Debut: Round 10, 1969 against Footscray at MCG
Last Game: Round 6, 1971 against Collingwood at MCG

From: Brighton Grammar/Bentleigh

Number: 39 (1969-1971)

Reserves Premiership Player - 1969, 1970

Games: 15
Goals: 18
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %

Despite regularly kicking big bags of goals in the Reserves during 1970, Colcott he was restricted to five senior games. He had the misfortune of being a forward, with Ross Dillon and Ray Carr leading one of the few parts of the team that was performing.

Legend has it that before a reserves Grand Final, Colcott had his hair taken to by scissor wielding coach Ian Ridley who had previously ordered him to have a haircut.

Colcott joined VFA side Oakleigh in 1972, remaining there to 1977, then joining country side Hay Rovers for one season in 1978.

1969 7110
1970 520
1971 350


Inside Football - 27/04/1978
Inside Football - 05/04/1979

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