Fred Metcalf

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Fred Metcalf
Personal information
Full name J. Fred Metcalf
Date of birth (1899-07-27)27 July 1899
Date of death 10 May 1975(1975-05-10) (aged 75)
Original team(s) North Melbourne (VFA)
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 76 kg (168 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1925–1927 North Melbourne 39 (68)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1927.
Sources: AFL Tables,

J. Fred Metcalf (27 July 1899 – 10 May 1975) was an Australian rules footballer who played with North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1]

Metcalf was already an established player at North Melbourne when they left the Victorian Football Association for the VFL in 1925. He played a prominent part in their win over Geelong in the opening round of the 1925 VFL season, with a club best three goals. By the end of the season he had amassed 21 goals, to finish third in North Melbourne's goal-kicking. The following year he was their leading goal-kicker, with 26 goals.[2]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  2. ^ AFL Tables: Fred Metcalf

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