Past Player of the Week

Past Player of the Week – Merv Roberts

Merv Roberts was one of the most respected backmen of his era as selection in five State teams testifies. He gained a great reputation for the surety of his ball handling, causing one reporter in June 1950 to refer to him as, “sticky fingers.”

Roberts played in the successful, “Jack Oatey Era ” and was a member of three premiership sides: 1946, 1948 and 1950.

He was a highly regarded clubman being presented with excellent service awards in 1950 and 1953.  In 1954 he was the player representative on the Management Committee.

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