John Jillard

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John Jillard
Personal information
Date of birth 28 March 1941
Date of death 28 December 1998(1998-12-28) (aged 57)
Original team(s) Footscray Juniors
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1958–1970 Footscray 189 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1970.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

John Jillard (28 March 1941 – 28 December 1998)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Footscray in the VFL during the 1960s. He was a half back flanker and won the Charles Sutton Medal for Footscray's Best and Fairest in 1967. In the same year he finished 10th in the Brownlow Medal count having finished 8th two years earlier.

In 2002 he was named in Footscray's official 'Team of the Century'.

He also played for Latrobe and Ainslie.


  1. ^ "John Jillard - Player Bio". Australian Football. Retrieved 9 December 2014.

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