Full Name: BILL MCKENZIE
Date of Birth: 11/12/1934
Height: 183 cm ( 6-0 )
Weight: 83 kg ( 13-1 )
Debut: 12/04/1958, Round 1, South Melbourne
Last Game: 03/05/1958, Round 4, Fitzroy
Total Games: 4
Total Goals: 0
Total Games: 11
Total Goals: 1
William was a centre-half-back and ruck-rover. Originally from Redan, he came to Richmond the year after winning the “Henderson Medal” for Best and Fairest in the Ballarat League. In 1953, he also won the Best and Fairest in the Ballarat Legue’s Under/18 Competition. At Richmond, he played in the first four games of 1958, with two being as a reserve before finishing the season in the seconds. After one season with Richmond he returned to Redan. In 1949, he won the Australian Junior Diving Championship. Away from football, he was involved in running hotels as well as managing a swimming pool complex. William died of cancer in 1974.
Redan Juniors 1946-53, Games 102 ( Honours - U/16 Captain 1950, U/18 Premiership 1951-53, U/18 Club Best & Fairest 1953, U/18 Competition Best & Fairest 1953 ) ; Redan Seniors 1954-57 ( Honours - Competition Best & Fairest 1957, League Representative Team 1956-57 ).
Redan Seniors 1959-63, Games 130 including 1954-57, Goals 44 including 1954-57 ; Korwerngeboore 1964-65 ( Honours - Premiership 1964 ).