Jack Conway (footballer)

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Jack Conway
Jack Conway Geelong.jpg
Personal information
Full name John Joseph Conway
Date of birth (1867-03-26)26 March 1867
Place of birth Ashby, Victoria
Date of death 22 October 1949(1949-10-22) (aged 82)
Place of death Geelong, Victoria
Position(s) Key position player
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1897–1899 Geelong 51 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1899.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

John Joseph "Jack" Conway (26 March 1867 – 22 October 1949) was an Australian rules footballer who played for the Geelong Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He was Geelong's first captain in the VFL, captaining the club for its first three seasons in the new competition before retiring at the end of the 1899 season.[1] He is also notable for being in the inaugural team for Geelong in the VFL, and is credited with being the first player selected for a Geelong team.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Jack married Mary Catherine "Polly" Doloughty and had five children from 1899 to 1915.


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