Jack Chambers (footballer)

Jack Chambers (footballer)

Jack Chambers
Personal information
Full name John Chambers
Date of birth 6 December 1901
Recruited from Essendon
Height/Weight 185 cm / 83 kg
Playing career
Years Club Games (Goals)
1924-1928 Geelong 72 (59)
Playing statistics to end of 1928 season .

John "Jack" Chambers (born 6 December 1901) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

A strong marking ruckman, Chambers was cleared to Geelong in 1924, having been on Essendon's list.

He was a half forward flanker in the Geelong team which won the 1925 VFL Grand Final, their first ever premiership.

In 1926 he represented Victoria in an interstate match against Western Australia in Perth.

Chambers kicked a career best 28 goals in 1928, from 18 games, to finish as Geelong's leading goal-kicker.

He had a son, John Chambers, who played Sheffield Shield cricket for Victoria as a batsman.


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