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Graeme Jacobs

Image DOB: 6 March 1944

Debut: Round 4, 1964 against St. Kilda at Junction Oval
Last Game: Round 17, 1967 against Fitzroy at Princes Park

From: East Burwood

Number: 20 1964-1967

Honours:
Fourths Best and Fairest - 1961
Best First Year Player - 1964

Games: 36 (93 total)
Goals: 49 (84 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
2301363.88

Statistical categories led:
Most goals in jumper 20

First on the list as an 18-year-old in 1962 after graduating from the Fourths, Jacobs made his senior league debut two seasons later and played in a premiership in just his 16th game. The centre-half forward/forward pocket had kicked more than two goals a game for the year, including an equal career best haul of five against South Melbourne, and had also played as a ruckman in the forward line.

He followed up this early success with 14 more games in 1965, before suffering an achilles injury late that year that affected him into the next season. He returned in Round 2, 1966 but it was his only match for the season as he battled an ankle injury.

Jacobs improved to five matches in 1967 but along with Terry Leahy was dismissed by the Demons at the end of that year as a "disciplinary measure" after a trip to Queensland, and despite being linked to Carlton moved to South Melbourne for three years of regular football before being delisted by the Swans at the end of 1970.

After his VFL career ended Jacobs played with Mitcham for four seasons - coaching them in 1972. He also coached two premierships in a five year stint at Vermont, and coached at Bulleen-Templestowe and Ringwood East.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1964 16330
1965 14120
1966 110
1967 330

Lists
South Melbourne

Notes
At Bulleen-Templestowe in 1988.

Media
Age - 04/03/1966
Age - 27/07/1966
Age - 06/12/1967

Links
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Monday 11 February 2019 21:36:22 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 21)

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