Ernie Atkins

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Ernie Atkins
Personal information
Full name Ernest Faram Atkins
Date of birth (1890-04-26)26 April 1890
Place of birth South Melbourne, Victoria[1]
Date of death 14 September 1972(1972-09-14) (aged 82)
Place of death Hawthorn, Victoria
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1913–1914 University 23 (7)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1914.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Ernest Faram "Ernie" Atkins (26 April 1890 – 14 September 1972) was an Australian rules footballer.

Atkins spent his short career of 23 games, playing for University in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He kicked 7 goals.

Atkins's son Jack Atkins played for Melbourne.[2]


  1. ^ "Family Notices". The Argus (Melbourne). Victoria, Australia. 3 May 1890. p. 1. 
  2. ^ Hillier, Kevin (2004). Like Father Like Son. Melbourne: Pennon Publishing. p. 158. ISBN 1-877029-73-4. 

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