Tony Jewell (footballer)

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Tony Jewell
Personal information
Full name Tony Jewell
Nickname(s) TJ
Date of birth (1943-12-08) 8 December 1943 (age 70)
Original team Caulfield (VFA)
Oakleigh (VFA)
Height/Weight 185cm / 83kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1964–1970 Richmond 80 (16)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1979–1981
1983–1984
1986–1987
Total
Richmond
St Kilda
Richmond
69 (41–27–1)
26 (5–21–0)
44 (12–32–0)
139 (58–80–1)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1970 season.
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 1987.
Career highlights

Tony 'TJ' Jewell is a former Australian rules football player who played in the VFL between 1964 and 1970 for the Richmond Football Club. He was recruited from Oakleigh in the VFA where he had led the club's goalkicking in 1962 and was placed 4th in the VFA's best & fairest award, the J. J. Liston Trophy, in 1963. His initial coaching experience after leaving Richmond was with Caulfield then in the second division of VFA. He led them to the 2nd division premiership and promotion to the top division in 1973. He was senior coach of Richmond from 1979 to 1981, which included winning the 1980 premiership, but was sacked to make way for Francis Bourke. He later returned to coach the club from 1986 to 1987. He was also senior coach of St Kilda in 1983 and 1984.

References[edit]

  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
  • Richmond Football Club - Hall of Fame
  • Fiddian, Marc: Devils at Play. A History of the Oakleigh Football Club, Pakenham Gazette, Pakenham 1982
Preceded by
Alex Jesaulenko
St Kilda Football Club coach
1983
Succeeded by
Graeme Gellie