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Ray Jones

Image DOB: 18 July 1925

Only MFC Game: Round 5, 1949 against North Melbourne at MCG

From: St Kevin's/Sydney Naval/Collingwood

Number: 29 1949

Games: 1 (23 total)
Goals: 0
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
0010.0

A returned serviceman who had served in the navy during the war, Raymond Alfredo Daniel Jones was a surprise selection to Collingwood's 1946 semi-final side after playing just one career match beforehand. In total he spent three years at the Magpies for 22 games.

While simultaneously studying architechure at the University of Melbourne, Jones played one game for the Demons in 1949. While his football career failed to take off he would soon become a well known architect.

Moving to Western Australia in 1953 he played in a premiership with South Fremantle before beginning his own architecture practice.

YearGamesGoals
1949 10

Lists
Famous for other things
Collingwood
One Game
WAFL

Notes
Some sources have him recruited from Bentleigh.

Media
Argus - 30/03/1949

Links
Boyles Football Photos
Collingwood Forever profile
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Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Friday 11 January 2019 20:39:02 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 13)

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