Full Name: BOBBY CAREW
Date of Birth: 12/01/1898
Height: 173 cm ( 5-8
Weight: 73 kg ( 11-7 )
Debut: 10/05/1919, Round 2, Geelong
Last Game: 16/09/1922, Round 18, St Kilda
Total Games: 45
Total Goals: 6
Honours: Premiership 1920-21, Victorian Representative Team 1919 Games 1.
Robert was a fast and skilful left-foot wingman. He peaked early in his career gaining state selection in his first season; however, by his fourth VFL season he had lost form completely. He missed the 1919 Grand Final due to a leg injury, but was a member of the 1920 and 1921 Premiership sides. In 1929, he became the first senior coach of the Old Paradians Amateur Football Club. Away from football, he held a Degree in Commerce. He died in September 1969. Robert’s father, Ned was a member of Fitzroy’s first VFA team in 1883.
East Melbourne CBC 1914 -15 ; Taxation 1916, 1918 ; Middle Park CYMS 1917.
Coach Richmond CYMS 1923 ; Coach Old Paradians 1929-30.