Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
James J. Lineen

Known as
Jock Lineen

17 February 1928

12 April 2022 (aged 94)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 68d
Last game: 26y 199d

Height and weight
Height: 191 cm
Weight: 86 kg

Senior clubs
North Melbourne

Jumper numbers
North Melbourne: 17, 25

Jock Lineen

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
North MelbourneV/AFL1947, 1949-19545310.0258%2.001.004
Total1947, 1949-19545310.0258%2.001.004

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 5,655th player to appear, 4,156th most games played, 9,029th most goals kickedNorth Melbourne: 380th player to appear, 268th most games played, 698th most goals kicked

Originally from Cororooke, Jock Lineen was a handy ruckman accomplished enough to earn selection in a Victorian B team. In 1947 and from 1949 to 1954 he played 53 VFL games for North Melbourne and kicked one goal.

Author - John Devaney


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