Tony Jewell (footballer)

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Tony Jewell
Personal information
Full name Tony Jewell
Nickname(s) TJ
Date of birth (1943-12-08) 8 December 1943 (age 78)
Original team(s) Caulfield (VFA)
Oakleigh (VFA)
Height 185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1964–1970 Richmond 80 (16)
Coaching career3
Years Club Games (W–L–D)
1979–1981 Richmond 69 (41–27–1)
1983–1984 St Kilda 26 (5–21–0)
1986–1987 Richmond 44 (12–32–0)
Total 139 (58–80–1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1970.
3 Coaching statistics correct as of 1987.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Tony 'TJ' Jewell (born 8 December 1943) is a former Australian rules football player who played in the VFL between 1964 and 1970 for the Richmond Football Club.

Playing career[edit]

Richmond Football Club[edit]

He was recruited from Oakleigh in the VFA where he had led the club's goalkicking in 1962 and was placed 4th in the VFA's best & fairest award, the J. J. Liston Trophy, in 1963. Jewell played for Richmond Football Club, where he played a total of 80 games between 1964 and 1970.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

His initial coaching experience after leaving Richmond was with Caulfield then in the second division of VFA. He led them to the 2nd division premiership and promotion to the top division in 1973.[2]

Richmond Football Club[edit]

He was senior coach of Richmond from 1979 to 1981, which included winning the 1980 premiership, but was sacked to make way for Francis Bourke. He later returned to coach the Richmond Football Club as senior coach in his second stint from 1986 to 1987.[3]

St Kilda Football Club[edit]

He was also senior coach of St Kilda in 1983 and 1984.[4]


  1. ^ "TONY JEWELL". Retrieved 3 April 2022.
  2. ^ "TONY JEWELL". Retrieved 3 April 2022.
  3. ^ "TONY JEWELL". Retrieved 3 April 2022.
  4. ^ "TONY JEWELL". Retrieved 3 April 2022.
  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
  • Richmond Football Club - Hall of Fame
  • Fiddian, Marc: Devils at Play. A History of the Oakleigh Football Club, Pakenham Gazette, Pakenham 1982

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