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Key Facts

Full name
Eric William Tonkin

Known as
Eric Tonkin

Born
11 January 1894

Place of birth
Parkside, SA (5063)

Died
10 December 1958 (aged 64)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 25y 112d
Last game: 26y 167d

Height and weight
Height: 170 cm
Weight: 70 kg

Senior clubs
Sturt; North Melbourne; Melbourne

Jumper numbers
Melbourne: 2

Recruited from
Sturt (1918); North Melbourne (1919)

State of origin
SA

Eric Tonkin

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
SturtSAFL19151190.82
North MelbourneVFA1918
MelbourneV/AFL1919-192020190.9515%0
Total1915, 1918-192031280.90

AFL: 2,413th player to appear, 6,393rd most games played, 3,679th most goals kickedMelbourne: 340th player to appear, 575th most games played, 308th most goals kicked

Footnotes

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