Mike Collins (Australian footballer, born 1953)

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Mike Collins
Personal information
Full name Michael Collins
Date of birth (1953-05-05) 5 May 1953 (age 66)
Original team(s) Caulfield
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 80 kg (176 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1971–1974 Melbourne 27 (11)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1974.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Michael "Mike" Collins (born 5 May 1953) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1]

Collins, a recruit from Caulfield, played 27 league games for Melbourne, over four seasons.[2] He made a career high 13 appearances in the 1972 VFL season.[3]

In 1975, Collins was traded to South Adelaide, for Colin Graham.[4]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
  2. ^ "Mike Collins 1971-1974". Demon Wiki.
  3. ^ "Mike Collins". AFL Tables.
  4. ^ The Age, "Like uncle, like nephew?", 12 July 1975, p. 17