Jack Wright (footballer)

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Jack Wright
Jack Wright 1906.jpg
Cigarette card of Wright in 1906
Personal information
Full name John Thomas Wright
Date of birth (1878-05-04)4 May 1878
Place of birth Mansfield, Victoria
Date of death 11 June 1968(1968-06-11) (aged 90)
Place of death Preston, Victoria
Original team(s) Queenscliff Garrison
Position(s) Fullback
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1902–06 Geelong 53 (8)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1906.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

John Thomas 'Jack' Wright (4 May 1878 – 11 June 1968) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He was the son of Isaiah 'Wild' Wright who famously fought Ned Kelly in a bare knuckle fight at Beechworth in 1874.[1]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2014). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (10th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 974. ISBN 978-1-921496-32-5.

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