Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Jack House

Known as
Jack House

21 March 1888

12 January 1967 (aged 78)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 31y 43d
Last game: 35y 80d

Height and weight
Height: 177 cm
Weight: 82 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 21

Jack House

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 2,403rd player to appear, 3,932nd most games played, 2,847th most goals kickedMelbourne: 334th player to appear, 291st most games played, 224th most goals kicked

Jack House was a versatile footballer, equally effective in the centre or at centre half forward or centre half back. His VFL career with Melbourne spanned the years 1919 to 1923, and saw him play 56 games and score 31 goals. In 1921 he played for a Victorian B side against New South Wales. The final phase of his playing career took place in the VFA with Prahran, where he served as captain-coach in 1924 and 1925, playing a total of 15 games and kicking five goals in the process.

Author - John Devaney


Full Points Publications


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