Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Ernest Nelson

Known as
Ernie Nelson

9 September 1874

17 November 1915 (aged 41)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 25y 322d
Last game: 25y 364d

Senior clubs
South Melbourne

Ernie Nelson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL1900700.0014%0

AFL: 586th player to appear, 8,916th most games played, 9,948th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 79th player to appear, 902nd most games played, 1,059th most goals kicked


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