Artie Wood

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Artie Wood
Personal information
Full name Arthur C. Wood
Date of birth 24 June 1898
Date of death 14 May 1959(1959-05-14) (aged 60)
Original team(s) Middle Park/City of Northcote
Height 163 cm (5 ft 4 in)
Weight 62 kg (137 lb)
Position(s) Wingman
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1917–1923 South Melbourne 97 (14)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1921 South Melbourne 16 (5–10–1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1923.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Arthur C. 'Artie' Wood (24 June 1898 – 14 May 1959)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played for and coached South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Arthur Wood, known as 'Artie', was a wingman and made his debut during the 1917 season. He was a member of the South Melbourne premiership team of 1918.

He spent the 1921 season as playing coach, despite being aged only 25, and the club finished in seventh position.


  1. ^ "Artie Wood - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 28 December 2014. 
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

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