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Key Facts

Full name
Walter Gerald Gant

Known as
Wally Gant

Born
7 July 1890

Died
31 May 1957 (aged 66)

Place of death
South Africa

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 60d
Last game: 23y 341d

Senior clubs
St. Kilda

Jumper numbers
St. Kilda: 27

Wally Gant

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
St. KildaV/AFL1908-1911, 19144960.1218%0
Total1908-1911, 19144960.1218%0

AFL: 1,454th player to appear, 4,286th most games played, 5,764th most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 280th player to appear, 314th most games played, 538th most goals kicked

From Melbourne Swimming Club, Wally Gant played 49 games for St Kilda, mainly across half back, between 1908 and 1911 and in 1914. He booted six goals. During the gap in his playing career he spent some time in the USA.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Publications

Footnotes

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