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Ron Johnson

Full Name: RON JOHNSON
Date of Birth: 20/05/1938
Height: 170 cm ( 5-7 )
Weight: 71 kg ( 11-3 )
Guernsey: 22
Debut: 15/04/1961, Round 1, Footscray
Last Game: 14/07/1962, Round 12, Melbourne


RICHMOND SENIORS
Seasons: 1961-62
Total Games: 19
Total Goals: 15

Honours:



RICHMOND RESERVES
Seasons: 1961-62
Total Games: 13
Total Goals: 15

Honours:



BIOGRAPHY
Ron was a rover. He spent two seasons with Richmond before crossing to Mitcham as a playing-coach. Ten of his 16 senior games were as a reserve; however he did kick 5 goals against against Geelong in Round 5 of 1962. A schoolteacher, by profession he also coached the Burwood Technical School side for 20 years. After retiring as a player , he umpired in the Metropolitan , CYMS and YCW competitions. Ron also represented the Richmond Cricket Club Senior XI, as batsman . He now lives in South Blackburn.

PRE RICHMOND
St John's YCW 1955-56 ( Honours - Best & Fairest 1955-56, Victorian YCW Representative Team 1955-56 ) ; East Hawthorn 1956 ; Richmond Amateurs 1957-60, Games 70 ( Honours - Premiership 1957, 1959, Best & Fairest 1958-60 ) ; Mentone 1960, Games 12.


POST RICHMOND
Mitcham 1963-65, Games 45 ( Honours - Captain/Coach 1963-64) ; Ashburton Captain/Coach 1967, Games 20 ; Blackburn South U/15 Coach 1985.

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