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Key Facts

Full name
John William Garrick

Known as
Jack Garrick

22 July 1926

6 January 2019 (aged 92)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 270d
Last game: 29y 1d

Height and weight
Height: 185 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
Yarraville; South Melbourne

Jumper numbers
South Melbourne: 29

Recruited from
Yarraville (1948)

Jack Garrick

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
South MelbourneV/AFL1948-1955117220.1941%3

AFL: 5,760th player to appear, 1,969th most games played, 3,505th most goals kickedSouth Melbourne: 678th player to appear, 114th most games played, 305th most goals kicked

Jack Garrick was a solid, durable ruckman who played initially for Yarraville and later for South Melbourne. Strong overhead, he worked tirelessly and was an important player for the Swans in 117 VFL games between 1948 and 1955.

Author - John Devaney


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