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Key Facts

Full name
Kenneth Jones

Known as
Ken Jones

Born
26 April 1934 (age 88)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 23y 52d
Last game: 27y 52d

Height and weight
Height: 175 cm
Weight: 73 kg

Senior clubs
Fitzroy

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 42, 17

Ken Jones

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FitzroyV/AFL1957-19615520.0465%6.501.508
Total1957-19615520.0465%6.501.508

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 6,836th player to appear, 3,989th most games played, 7,955th most goals kickedFitzroy: 740th player to appear, 232nd most games played, 634th most goals kicked

Ken Jones was a reliable backman who served Fitzroy well in 55 VFL games between 1957 and 1961, during which he kicked two goals. In 1960 he represented the Victorian number two side in a famous match against Tasmania which resulted in a humiliating defeat for the Big V. He later played for Montmorency and Diamond Creek in the Diamond Valley Football League, and won competition best and fairest awards with both clubs.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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