Ashley Robertson was a right-arm quick who gave tremendous service to Melbourne University over a seventeen-season career. In 266 matches for the Students, a club record, he took 521 wickets (another club record) at 18.35, with best figures of 7/24 against Casey-SM at Casey Fields in his final season. He won Uni's bowling average a record ten times. His best season was 1998-99, taking 52 wickets at 12.67.
Despite playing in ten Premier finals series, his only flag came in 1995-96, Robertson taking 3/44 against Collingwood at St Kilda in the Final.
Robertson played in two first class matches for the Bushrangers, the first in 1997-98 and the second the following season.