The Full Wiki

More info on Jack Kirby (footballer)

Jack Kirby (footballer): Wikis

Advertisements

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jack Kirby
Personal information
Birth 1 July 1889
Recruited from Prahran Juniors
Height and weight 170 cm / 70 kg
Playing career┬╣
Debut Round 11, 1911, Essendon vs. Richmond, at East Melbourne
Team(s) Essendon (1911-15, 1918)
  • 77 games, 113 goals
┬╣ Statistics to end of 1918 season
Career highlights

Jack Kirby (born 1 July 1889) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Essendon in the VFL.

Kirby was a small forward and is the earliest known player to have kicked a goal with his first kick in the VFL. He had a good start to his career from a team point of view as well, not experiencing a loss until his 15th game. Kirby topped Essendon's goal-kicking in 1912 with 43 goals and again the following season when he kicked 29 goals. He was a member of Essendon premiership teams in 1911 and 1912.

References


Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message