Jack Connelly

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Jack Connelly
Personal information
Full name Jack H. Connelly
Date of birth 4 August 1918
Date of death 10 August 2006(2006-08-10) (aged 88)
Original team(s) Preston
Height 179 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1942–1944 St Kilda 28 (40)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1944.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jack H. Connelly (4 August 1918 – 10 August 2006)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Connelly, a forward, was St Kilda's leading goal-kicker in the 1943 VFL season, with 27 goals, despite not playing past round 11.[2][3] He returned to his original club, Preston, in 1945.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jack Connelly - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  3. ^ "AFL Tables: Jack Connelly". afltables.com. 
  4. ^ The Argus,"League Players May Transfer", 17 March 1945, p. 8