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Key Facts

Full name
Jack T Green Jnr

Known as
Jack Green

Born
26 August 1919

Died
23 July 1981 (aged 61)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 345d
Last game: 30y 8d

Height and weight
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 81 kg

Senior clubs
Collingwood

Jumper numbers
Collingwood: 27, 8, 31, 21, 2, 9, 6

Family links
Jack Green Snr (Father)Jack Green III (Son)

Jack Green

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
CollingwoodV/AFL1938-1941, 1943-1949127630.5063%0
Total1938-1941, 1943-1949127630.5063%0

AFL: 4,648th player to appear, 1,745th most games played, 1,686th most goals kickedCollingwood: 407th player to appear, 133rd most games played, 132nd most goals kicked

Like his father Jack Green senior, Jack Green junior gave exemplary service to Collingwood in more than 100 league games - 127 to be precise, from 1938 to 1941 and between 1943 and 1949. Equally capable of operating as a ruckman or a key position defender he was nineteenth man in the 1939 grand final, which the Magpies lost to Melbourne.After leaving Collingwood Greene joined the Warragul Football Club, as playing coach. His son, also called Jack Green, played league football for Collingwood in the 1960s.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers by Russell Holmesby & Jim Main; https://forever.collingwoodfc.com.au/players/jack-t-green/

Footnotes

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