Fred Metcalf

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Fred Metcalf
Personal information
Full name J. Fred Metcalf
Date of birth 27 July 1899
Original team North Melbourne (VFA)
Height/Weight 188 cm / 76 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1925-1927 North Melbourne 39 (68)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1927 season.

J. Fred Metcalf (born 27 July 1899) was an Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1]

Metcalf was already an established player at North Melbourne when they left the Victorian Football Association for the VFL in 1925. He played a prominent part in their win over Geelong in the opening round of the 1925 VFL season, with a club best three goals. By the end of the season he had amassed 21 goals, to finish third in North Melbourne's goal-kicking. The following year he was their leading goal-kicker, with 26 goals.[2]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  2. ^ AFL Tables: Fred Metcalf