Jack Clarke (West Australian footballer)
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Jack Clarke was a highly successful ruckman
in the WANFL winning a Sandover Medal, playing in
five grand finals and representing Western Australia 26 times
|Full name||John Kildahl Clarke|
|Date of birth||26 June 1931|
|Date of death||23 March 1997(aged 65)|
|1952-1962||East Fremantle||133 (6)|
|Representative team honours|
|1961||East Fremantle||2 (1)|
Clarke played as a ruckman for East Fremantle, making his debut in 1952. In 1957 he won the Sandover Medal as the fairest and best player in the league as well as playing in a premiership-winning team.
- Played 206 games for East Fremantle
- Coached 2 games for East Fremantle (1961)
- Captained East Fremantle in 1961
- Sandover Medallist 1957
- East Fremantle Fairest & Best 1956, 1960, 1961
- Premiership with East Fremantle in 1957
- 25 State Games for Western Australia
- State Captain 1958-1960
- All-Australian 1953, 1956, 1958, 1961
- "Every League Premiership Player in Page Finals System Era - 1931 - 2009". West Australian Football League. p. 3. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
- "Sandover Medalists". West Australian Football League. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
- "AFL Hall of Fame Players". Australian Football League. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
- "West Australian Football Hall of Fame - Summary of Members". West Australian Football Commission. Retrieved 26 August 2011.
- Ross, John (1999). The Australian Football Hall of Fame. Australia: HarperCollinsPublishers. p. 49. ISBN 0-7322-6426-X.
- AFL Hall of Fame