Australian Football Celebrating the history of the great Australian game


Key Facts

Full name
Leonard Wallace

Known as
Len Wallace

9 January 1909

22 June 1973 (aged 64)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 25y 123d
Last game: 29y 125d

Height and weight
Height: 180 cm
Weight: 64 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Essendon: 17

Len Wallace

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 4,150th player to appear, 3,672nd most games played, 5,525th most goals kickedEssendon: 467th player to appear, 304th most games played, 495th most goals kicked

After commencing his senior football career at Camberwell, where he played 34 games and kicked one goal from 1930 to 1933, Len Wallace joined Essendon in 1934 and proved himself a highly effective utility, as well as the consummate team man. In five seasons with the Dons he played 61 VFL games and scored seven goals.

Author - John Devaney


Full Points Publications


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