Rod Blake

Number: 16
Weight: 93.5kg.
Height:  199cm.
Born: June 15, 1952

Joined Geelong from nearby Inverleigh in 1971.

Number one ruckman in 1979.

The quietly spoken Vet represented Victoria 1979-'80.

Suffered from injury in 1981.

Lightweight ruckman who made up for it with agility and height.

Almost won Brownlow medal after starting as favourite.

Retired 1984.