Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Ian Monks

Known as
Ian Monks

6 August 1931

6 January 2009 (aged 77)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 290d
Last game: 25y 264d

Height and weight
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 67 kg

Senior clubs
Essendon; South Melbourne

Jumper numbers
Essendon: 29
South Melbourne: 4

Recruited from
Essendon (1956)

Ian Monks

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
EssendonV/AFL1953, 195516191.1963%2.000
South MelbourneV/AFL1956-19571470.5021%1
V/AFL1953, 1955-195730260.8743%2.001
Total1953, 1955-195730260.8743%2.001

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 6,338th player to appear, 5,472nd most games played, 3,170th most goals kickedEssendon: 656th player to appear, 597th most games played, 317th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 778th player to appear, 708th most games played, 547th most goals kicked


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