Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
William Blackwood

Known as
Bill Blackwood

13 February 1873

31 March 1957 (aged 84)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 24y 84d
Last game: 26y 208d

Senior clubs
South Melbourne; St. Kilda

Recruited from
South Melbourne (1899)

Bill Blackwood

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL189713110.8562%0
St. KildaV/AFL18991020.200%0
V/AFL1897, 189923130.5735%0
Total1897, 189923130.5735%0

AFL: 15th player to appear, 6,064th most games played, 4,398th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 3rd player to appear, 722nd most games played, 443rd most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 91st player to appear, 822nd most games played, 756th most goals kicked


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.