Ern Jenkins

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Ern Jenkins
Personal information
Date of birth (1879-10-04)4 October 1879
Date of death 23 December 1927(1927-12-23) (aged 48)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1897–1910 Fitzroy 182 (16)
Coaching career
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1913 Richmond 18 (6–12–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1910.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Ernest 'Ern' Jenkins (4 October 1879 – 23 December 1927) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Fitzroy Football Club, coach of the Richmond Football Club and an umpire in the Victorian Football League (VFL). Jenkins was uncle of Fitzroy player Horrie Dawson.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Jenkins played for the Fitzroy Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) between 1897 and 1908 and again in 1910.

Coaching career[edit]

He was senior coach of the Richmond Football Club in 1913.

Umpiring career[edit]

Jenkins later joined the VFL as a goal umpire making his debut in VFL senior football in 1920. By the time he retired in 1927 Jenkins had umpired 132 senior matches, including five grand finals.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team of the Century Nominees". Fitzroy Football Club. Retrieved 23 November 2009. 
  2. ^ "Career Goal". Australian Football League Umpires Association. Retrieved 23 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Player/Umpires". Australian Football League Umpires Association. Retrieved 23 November 2009. 

Bibliography[edit]

  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
  • Donald, Chris (2002). Fitzroy: For The Love Of The Jumper. Pan Macmillan Australia. ISBN 978-1-877029-18-9. 

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