Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Percy Daykin

Known as
Percy Daykin

7 July 1890

19 June 1965 (aged 74)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 23y 292d
Last game: 31y 100d

Height and weight
Height: 174 cm
Weight: 80 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Carlton: 3, 2

Family links
Robert Daykin (Brother)Richard Daykin (Brother)Bert Daykin (Brother)

Percy Daykin

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 2,046th player to appear, 1,564th most games played, 729th most goals kickedCarlton: 289th player to appear, 102nd most games played, 63rd most goals kicked

Perce Daykin was an effective footballer for Carlton before, during and after world war one. A half forward flanker or forward pocket who boasted excellent judgement he played a total of 134 VFL games and kicked 136 goals between 1914 and 1921. A dual premiership player he was listed among the best players in both the 1914 challenge final defeat of South Melbourne and the victory over Collingwood in the equivalent match the following year. His last game for the Blues was the 1921 challenge final loss to Richmond.

Author - John Devaney


Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers by Russell Holmesby & Jim Main; The Complete Book of VFL Finals by Graeme Atkinson


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