Jack Collins (footballer, born 1925)
|Full name||Jack Cecil Collins|
|Date of birth||9 May 1925|
|Date of death||4 January 1998(aged 72)|
|Original team(s)||Fitzroy Sub-District|
|Debut||Round 4, 1945, Fitzroy
vs. Carlton, at Princes Park
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1950.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Collins, who was recruited locally to Fitzroy, kicked seven goals in a game against St Kilda at Brunswick Street in his debut season.
He finished his career with a premiership at Essendon in 1950, where he played on the wing in the Grand Final win.
His sons Daryl and Denis both played in the VFL during the 1970s.
- Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
- Jack Collins's statistics from AFL Tables