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Ernie Wilson

Ernie Wilson

1919-1928
26
Other Guernsey Nos.
22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 29

126CFC Games Played

9CFC Goals

Date of Birth
15 October 1900
Date of Death
7 June 1982
Recruited From
South Yarra
Collingwood Debut
Round 1, 1919
Height:
170cm
Weight:
73kg

Biography

An adaptable and clever footballer who had a fierce approach to the ball and was loathed by opposition fans who considered he was only interested in maiming opponents.

He ran straight at the ball and was strongly built even though he was not very heavy.

Wilson was held in extremely high regard as a defender by teammates and opposition alike. He could read the play exceptionally well.

Originally from Clifton Hill Imperials, he went to South Yarra before joining the Magpies.

At first he was a forward and played on the half-forward flank in the 1919 flag side.

As a half back he found real success and played brilliantly for Victoria in the 1924 carnival. He played for Victoria nine times and rose to be Collingwood’s vice-captain.

Wilson took part in another premiership as half-back flanker in the 1927 victory.

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Statistics

CFC Career Stats

Season played Games Goals Finals Win %
1919-1928 126 9 14 69%

CFC Season by Season Stats

Season GP GL B K H T D Guernsey No.
1919 10 3 19

1919 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Sydney W 19 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne W 19 View match >
Round 8 Essendon W 19 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy L 19 View match >
Round 10 Sydney W 1 19 View match >
Round 11 St Kilda W 19 View match >
Round 12 Geelong W 19 View match >
Round 15 Melbourne W 2 19 View match >
Round 16 Carlton W 19 View match >
Grand Final Richmond W 19 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1920 13 2 26

1920 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Essendon L 26 View match >
Round 2 Geelong W 26 View match >
Round 4 Fitzroy L 26 View match >
Round 6 St Kilda W 26 View match >
Round 8 Carlton W 26 View match >
Round 9 Sydney W 26 View match >
Round 10 Essendon W 26 View match >
Round 12 Melbourne W 1 26 View match >
Round 17 Carlton L 1 26 View match >
Round 18 Sydney W 26 View match >
Semi Final Fitzroy W 26 View match >
Preliminary Final Carlton W 26 View match >
Grand Final Richmond L 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1921 5 2 25

1921 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Fitzroy W 25 View match >
Round 2 Melbourne W 2 25 View match >
Round 12 Geelong L 25 View match >
Round 16 St Kilda W 25 View match >
Semi Final Carlton L 25 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1922 15 2 26

1922 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 3 Carlton W 26 View match >
Round 5 St Kilda W 26 View match >
Round 6 Geelong W 26 View match >
Round 7 Fitzroy W 26 View match >
Round 8 Melbourne L 26 View match >
Round 10 Richmond W 26 View match >
Round 11 Sydney W 26 View match >
Round 12 Carlton L 1 26 View match >
Round 14 St Kilda W 26 View match >
Round 15 Geelong W 26 View match >
Round 16 Fitzroy W 26 View match >
Round 17 Melbourne W 26 View match >
Round 18 Essendon W 26 View match >
Semi Final Fitzroy L 1 26 View match >
Grand Final Fitzroy L 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1923 14 29

1923 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Sydney W 29 View match >
Round 2 Essendon L 29 View match >
Round 3 St Kilda L 29 View match >
Round 4 Geelong W 29 View match >
Round 5 Richmond W 29 View match >
Round 7 Carlton W 29 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy L 29 View match >
Round 9 Melbourne W 29 View match >
Round 10 Sydney L 29 View match >
Round 11 Essendon L 29 View match >
Round 12 St Kilda W 29 View match >
Round 16 Carlton D 29 View match >
Round 17 Fitzroy W 29 View match >
Round 18 Melbourne W 29 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1924 15 27

1924 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Essendon W 27 View match >
Round 2 St Kilda W 27 View match >
Round 3 Melbourne W 27 View match >
Round 5 Carlton W 27 View match >
Round 6 Sydney L 27 View match >
Round 7 Geelong L 27 View match >
Round 8 Richmond L 27 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy L 27 View match >
Round 10 Essendon L 27 View match >
Round 11 St Kilda L 27 View match >
Round 14 Carlton W 27 View match >
Round 15 Sydney W 27 View match >
Round 16 Geelong L 27 View match >
Round 17 Richmond L 27 View match >
Round 18 Fitzroy W 27 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1925 19 0 0 26

1925 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Essendon L 26 View match >
Round 2 Melbourne W 26 View match >
Round 3 Hawthorn W 26 View match >
Round 4 Geelong L 26 View match >
Round 5 Fitzroy W 26 View match >
Round 6 Sydney W 26 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda L 26 View match >
Round 8 Carlton W 26 View match >
Round 9 Richmond W 26 View match >
Round 11 North Melbourne W 26 View match >
Round 12 Essendon W 26 View match >
Round 13 Melbourne W 26 View match >
Round 14 Hawthorn W 26 View match >
Round 15 Geelong L 26 View match >
Round 16 Fitzroy L 26 View match >
Round 17 Sydney W 26 View match >
Semi Final Essendon W 26 View match >
Preliminary Final Melbourne W 26 View match >
Grand Final Geelong L 0 0 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1926 10 23

1926 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Fitzroy W 23 View match >
Round 2 Essendon L 23 View match >
Round 3 Hawthorn W 23 View match >
Round 4 Melbourne W 23 View match >
Round 13 Essendon W 23 View match >
Round 14 Hawthorn W 23 View match >
Round 15 Melbourne W 23 View match >
Round 16 Geelong L 23 View match >
Round 18 Carlton W 23 View match >
Grand Final Melbourne L 23 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1927 11 24

1927 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong W 24 View match >
Round 11 Melbourne W 24 View match >
Round 12 Geelong W 24 View match >
Round 13 Hawthorn W 24 View match >
Round 14 Richmond W 24 View match >
Round 15 Sydney W 24 View match >
Round 16 Fitzroy L 24 View match >
Round 17 Essendon W 24 View match >
Round 18 North Melbourne W 24 View match >
Semi Final Geelong W 24 View match >
Grand Final Richmond W 24 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1928 14 25

1928 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong W 25 View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy W 25 View match >
Round 3 Richmond L 25 View match >
Round 4 Hawthorn W 25 View match >
Round 5 St Kilda W 25 View match >
Round 6 North Melbourne W 25 View match >
Round 7 Carlton W 25 View match >
Round 8 Sydney W 25 View match >
Round 9 Melbourne W 25 View match >
Round 10 Western Bulldogs W 25 View match >
Round 11 Essendon W 25 View match >
Round 12 Geelong L 25 View match >
Round 18 Carlton L 25 View match >
Semi Final Melbourne D 25 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
Totals 126 9 0
Avg/Game   0.07 0.00
Legend
  • GP Games Played
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • T Tackles
  • D Disposals

Key Facts

CFC Debut Number

237

Total AFL Games
126
Total AFL Goals
9
CFC Debut
Round 1, 1919
CFC Last Game
Semi Final, 1928
Recruited From
South Yarra
Full Name
Ernie Wilson
Nickname
Sugar

Awards

  • Life Members
    1930
  • Austral Cup
    1924
  • Most Consistent Player
    1923
  • x2
    Premiership
    1919, 1927
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