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Key Facts

Full name
Edward Collins

Known as
Ted Collins

22 September 1893

4 May 1974 (aged 80)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 19y 223d
Last game: 27y 257d

Height and weight
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 67 kg

Senior clubs
St. Kilda

Jumper numbers
St. Kilda: 23, 30, 18, 5, 6, 10

Ted Collins

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
St. KildaV/AFL1913-1915, 1918-192178270.3553%0
Total1913-1915, 1918-192178270.3553%0

AFL: 1,982nd player to appear, 3,044th most games played, 3,098th most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 414th player to appear, 186th most games played, 231st most goals kicked

Quick, resilient and full of nouse, Edward Collins was one of St Kilda's best players on either side of World War I. He played most of his 78 VFL games as a wingman, including the 1913 Challenge Final, when the Saints lost narrowly to Fitzroy. Originally from Port Melbourne Juniors, his career commenced in 1913 and ended in 1921.

Author - John Devaney


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