Johnny Lewis (footballer)

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Johnny Lewis
Personal information
Full name Johnny Francis Lewis
Date of birth (1901-09-13)13 September 1901
Date of death 3 July 1973(1973-07-03) (aged 71)
Original team North Melbourne (VFA)[1]
Height/Weight 191 cm / 99 kg
Position(s) Ruckman
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1925–1935
1936–1938
Total
North Melbourne
Melbourne
150 (142)
046 0(18)
196 (160)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
Victoria 10 (7)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1930 North Melbourne 18 (1–17–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1938 season.
Career highlights
  • North Melbourne captain 1930–1931
  • North Melbourne leading goalkicker 1931, 1935
  • North Melbourne best and fairest 1935

Johnny Francis Lewis (13 September 1901 – 3 July 1973) was an Australian rules footballer in the (then) Victorian Football League, playing for both North Melbourne and Melbourne clubs.

Lewis, 191 cm and 99 kg, was a tough, hard ruckman who could carry the rucking load for the team during tough periods.

In 1996 Lewis was inducted into the Australian Football Hall of Fame.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.