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Key Facts

Full name
Percy Johnson

Known as
Percy Johnson

Born
8 October 1930

Died
27 December 2014 (aged 84)

Ethnicity
Indigenous Australian

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 279d
Last game: 24y 316d

Height and weight
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 73 kg

Senior clubs
North Melbourne

Jumper numbers
North Melbourne: 26

Family links
Joe Johnson (Father)Percy Cummings (Nephew)Robert Cummings (Great nephew)Trent Cummings (Great nephew)

Percy Johnson

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
North MelbourneV/AFL1951-19555240.0838%9.002.000
Total1951-19555240.0838%9.002.000

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 6,141st player to appear, 4,197th most games played, 6,678th most goals kickedNorth Melbourne: 429th player to appear, 272nd most games played, 512th most goals kicked

Considered to have been the first indigenous Australian footballer to play for North Melbourne in the VFL Percy Johnson was a wingman and rover noted for his pace and aggression. He played 52 games and scored four goals for the shinboners from 1951 to 1955.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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