Jack Davis (footballer)

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Jack Davis
Personal information
Date of birth (1908-07-16)16 July 1908
Date of death 11 August 1991(1991-08-11) (aged 83)
Original team(s) Trinity Grammar
Height / weight 189 cm / 84kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1930–1938 St Kilda 150 (31)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1938.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Jack Davis (16 July 1908 – 11 August 1991) was an Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda in the VFL during the 1930s.

A key position defender, Davis finished in the top 10 of the Brownlow Medal count four times, including third placing in 1933 and equal fifth in 1935.[1][2] He was a regular Victorian interstate representative and won St Kilda's best and fairest award in the 1934, 1935 and 1937 seasons.[1] In 1939 he went to Brighton in the Victorian Football Association as playing coach,[3] and in 1940, his final season, he won the Recorder Cup and V.F.A. Medal as best and fairest in the Association.[4]


  1. ^ a b Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785. 
  2. ^ "Jack Davis". AFL Tables. 
  3. ^ "Brighton Begins Training". The Argus. Melbourne: National Library of Australia. 21 February 1939. p. 16. Retrieved 19 March 2014. 
  4. ^ Percy Taylor (16 September 1940). "Exciting V.F.A. semi-final". The Argus. Melbourne, VIC. p. 11. 

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