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Key Facts

Full name
Charles Skinner

Known as
Charles Skinner

Born
2 January 1912

Died
26 November 1972 (aged 60)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 208d
Last game: 30y 169d

Height and weight
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 71 kg

Senior clubs
North Melbourne

Jumper numbers
North Melbourne: 7, 31, 16

Charles Skinner

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
North MelbourneV/AFL1933-194211470.0625%19.001.5020
Total1933-194211470.0625%19.001.5020

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 4,096th player to appear, 1,999th most games played, 5,535th most goals kickedNorth Melbourne: 177th player to appear, 110th most games played, 409th most goals kicked

Wingman Charlie Skinner was a fine player for North Melbourne in 114 VFL games between 1933 and 1942 in which he kicked 7 goals. He won the club’s best and fairest award in 1936 and along with fellow wingman Wally Carter and centreman Jock Cordner gave North one of the best centrelines of the period.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers by Russell Holmesby & Jim Main; Wikipedia article

Footnotes

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