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Alby Pannam

Alby Pannam

1933-1943, 1945
16
Other Guernsey Nos.
1, 15, 18, 2, 20, 21, 22, 25, 30

181 CFC Games Played

453 CFC Goals

Date of Birth
19 April 1914
Date of Death
17 March 1993
Recruited From
Abbotsford Brewery
Collingwood Debut
Round 13, 1933
Height:
169cm
Weight:
66kg

Biography

Ex-Abbotsford.

The son of Charles E and brother of Charles H. Collingwood’s decision to delay his entry to the game almost backfired when he applied for a clearance to Carlton. Fortunately for Collingwood he stayed and established a reputation as one of the trickiest and most deadly rover/forwards in football.

Small and light, he could kick goals from anywhere and could dodge and baulk brilliantly. Alf Brown once described him as fast, clever, durable, tough, nasty and selfish and Dick Reynolds rated him behind only Bunton as the best rover he played against.

He played in the 1935 and 1936 flag sides and in the second year was the Magpies’ best afield. A cheeky player on the field, his constant chatter often baited opponents.

Pannam won the Collingwood best and fairest in 1942 after having represented the state in the previous year.

He was captain in 1945 and made the state side again, but injuries affected the latter part of the year and Collingwood cleared him to Richmond as coach of the reserves.

He played a couple of senior games for the Tigers and later coached the senior team from 1953 to 1955, following in the footsteps of his father.

In 2014, almost 21 years to the day of his passing, Pannam was inducted into Collingwood’s Hall of Fame.

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Statistics

CFC Career Stats

Season played Games Goals Finals Win %
1933-1943, 1945 181 453 10 62%

CFC Season by Season Stats

Season GP GL B K H T D Guernsey No.
1933 5 14 0 0 30

1933 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 13 Fitzroy L 0 30 View match >
Round 14 Sydney L 3 0 30 View match >
Round 15 Richmond W 3 0 30 View match >
Round 17 North Melbourne W 4 0 0 30 View match >
Round 18 Melbourne W 4 0 30 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1934 6 10 0 0 21

1934 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Sydney L 1 0 0 21 View match >
Round 6 Fitzroy W 0 21 View match >
Round 7 North Melbourne W 0 21 View match >
Round 13 Essendon W 5 0 0 21 View match >
Round 14 Hawthorn W 1 0 0 21 View match >
Round 15 Richmond L 3 0 21 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1935 15 46 3 0 15

1935 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 3 Essendon W 7 3 0 15 View match >
Round 4 Geelong W 3 0 15 View match >
Round 6 Western Bulldogs W 2 0 0 15 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda W 7 0 15 View match >
Round 8 North Melbourne W 4 0 15 View match >
Round 9 Carlton L 4 0 15 View match >
Round 10 Richmond W 1 0 15 View match >
Round 11 Hawthorn W 3 0 15 View match >
Round 12 Sydney L 4 0 15 View match >
Round 13 Fitzroy W 2 0 15 View match >
Round 14 Essendon W 3 0 15 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne D 0 15 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda W 1 0 15 View match >
Preliminary Final Richmond W 3 0 15 View match >
Grand Final Sydney W 2 0 15 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1936 19 45 0 21

1936 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Hawthorn W 2 0 21 View match >
Round 2 Richmond W 1 0 21 View match >
Round 3 Fitzroy W 7 0 21 View match >
Round 4 Essendon W 1 0 21 View match >
Round 6 Carlton W 3 0 21 View match >
Round 7 Melbourne W 2 0 21 View match >
Round 8 Western Bulldogs W 1 0 21 View match >
Round 9 North Melbourne W 1 0 21 View match >
Round 10 Sydney L 3 0 21 View match >
Round 11 Geelong L 2 0 21 View match >
Round 12 Hawthorn W 2 0 21 View match >
Round 13 Richmond W 2 0 21 View match >
Round 14 Fitzroy W 2 0 21 View match >
Round 15 Essendon W 5 0 21 View match >
Round 16 St Kilda W 1 0 21 View match >
Round 17 Carlton L 2 0 21 View match >
Round 18 Melbourne W 1 0 21 View match >
Semi Final Sydney W 2 0 21 View match >
Grand Final Sydney W 5 0 21 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1937 21 49 1 0 16

1937 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong W 3 0 16 View match >
Round 2 Sydney W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 3 North Melbourne W 0 16 View match >
Round 4 Western Bulldogs W 4 0 16 View match >
Round 5 Melbourne L 1 0 16 View match >
Round 6 Carlton W 3 0 16 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda L 0 16 View match >
Round 8 Essendon W 4 0 16 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy W 3 0 16 View match >
Round 10 Richmond W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 11 Hawthorn W 3 0 16 View match >
Round 12 Geelong L 0 16 View match >
Round 13 Sydney W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 14 North Melbourne W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 15 Western Bulldogs W 3 0 16 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne L 5 0 16 View match >
Round 17 Carlton L 1 0 16 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda W 3 0 16 View match >
Semi Final Richmond W 3 0 16 View match >
Preliminary Final Melbourne W 3 0 16 View match >
Grand Final Geelong L 2 1 0 16 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1938 21 54 0 16

1938 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Fitzroy W 5 0 16 View match >
Round 2 Essendon W 4 0 16 View match >
Round 3 Richmond L 3 0 16 View match >
Round 4 Hawthorn W 4 0 16 View match >
Round 5 Carlton L 0 16 View match >
Round 6 North Melbourne W 5 0 16 View match >
Round 7 Melbourne L 3 0 16 View match >
Round 8 St Kilda W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 9 Western Bulldogs L 2 0 16 View match >
Round 10 Geelong W 1 0 16 View match >
Round 11 Sydney W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 12 Fitzroy W 1 0 16 View match >
Round 13 Essendon L 2 0 16 View match >
Round 14 Richmond L 2 0 16 View match >
Round 15 Hawthorn W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 16 Carlton W 3 0 16 View match >
Round 17 North Melbourne W 4 0 16 View match >
Round 18 Melbourne W 0 16 View match >
Semi Final Western Bulldogs W 5 0 16 View match >
Preliminary Final Geelong W 2 0 16 View match >
Grand Final Carlton L 2 0 16 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1939 14 42 0 16

1939 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong W 1 0 16 View match >
Round 2 Sydney W 6 0 16 View match >
Round 3 Western Bulldogs W 4 0 16 View match >
Round 4 St Kilda L 1 0 16 View match >
Round 5 Fitzroy W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 6 Hawthorn W 3 0 16 View match >
Round 7 Richmond W 0 16 View match >
Round 8 Carlton W 3 0 16 View match >
Round 9 North Melbourne W 5 0 16 View match >
Round 10 Melbourne L 5 0 16 View match >
Round 11 Essendon W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 12 Geelong L 5 0 16 View match >
Round 13 Sydney W 2 0 16 View match >
Round 14 Western Bulldogs W 3 0 16 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1940 18 39 0 20, 22

1940 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Sydney W 3 0 20 View match >
Round 2 Geelong L 1 0 20 View match >
Round 3 Carlton W 4 0 20 View match >
Round 4 North Melbourne L 1 0 20 View match >
Round 5 Melbourne L 2 0 20 View match >
Round 6 Essendon W 0 20 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda W 4 0 20 View match >
Round 8 Richmond L 1 0 20 View match >
Round 9 Western Bulldogs L 2 0 20 View match >
Round 10 Fitzroy L 3 0 20 View match >
Round 11 Hawthorn W 5 0 20 View match >
Round 12 Sydney W 2 0 20 View match >
Round 13 Geelong L 0 22 View match >
Round 14 Carlton L 2 0 20 View match >
Round 15 North Melbourne W 3 0 20 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne L 2 0 20 View match >
Round 17 Essendon L 0 20 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda W 4 0 20 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1941 17 42 0 22

1941 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Richmond L 2 0 22 View match >
Round 2 Hawthorn W 4 0 22 View match >
Round 3 Fitzroy W 2 0 22 View match >
Round 4 Western Bulldogs W 4 0 22 View match >
Round 5 Melbourne L 2 0 22 View match >
Round 6 Carlton L 1 0 22 View match >
Round 7 North Melbourne W 1 0 22 View match >
Round 8 Essendon W 2 0 22 View match >
Round 9 St Kilda W 2 0 22 View match >
Round 10 Sydney L 2 0 22 View match >
Round 12 Richmond W 4 0 22 View match >
Round 13 Hawthorn W 5 0 22 View match >
Round 14 Fitzroy W 0 22 View match >
Round 15 Western Bulldogs W 2 0 22 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne L 1 0 22 View match >
Round 17 Carlton L 4 0 22 View match >
Round 18 North Melbourne W 4 0 22 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1942 14 37 0 25

1942 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Sydney L 3 0 25 View match >
Round 3 Richmond L 2 0 25 View match >
Round 4 Essendon L 1 0 25 View match >
Round 5 Hawthorn L 1 0 25 View match >
Round 6 Western Bulldogs L 2 0 25 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda L 4 0 25 View match >
Round 8 Melbourne W 4 0 25 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy L 1 0 25 View match >
Round 10 North Melbourne L 5 0 25 View match >
Round 11 Carlton L 3 0 25 View match >
Round 12 Sydney L 3 0 25 View match >
Round 14 Richmond L 2 0 25 View match >
Round 15 Essendon L 3 0 25 View match >
Round 16 Hawthorn W 3 0 25 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1943 15 40 0 2

1943 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 North Melbourne W 0 2 View match >
Round 2 Richmond L 1 0 2 View match >
Round 3 Western Bulldogs L 0 2 View match >
Round 4 Carlton W 2 0 2 View match >
Round 6 St Kilda W 0 2 View match >
Round 7 Essendon L 2 0 2 View match >
Round 8 Melbourne L 1 0 2 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy L 2 0 2 View match >
Round 10 Sydney L 4 0 2 View match >
Round 11 Hawthorn L 5 0 2 View match >
Round 12 Carlton L 4 0 2 View match >
Round 13 North Melbourne W 4 0 2 View match >
Round 14 Sydney L 2 0 2 View match >
Round 15 Fitzroy W 6 0 2 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne L 7 0 2 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1945 16 35 0 1

1945 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 North Melbourne W 2 0 1 View match >
Round 3 Melbourne W 2 0 1 View match >
Round 4 Hawthorn W 1 0 1 View match >
Round 5 Essendon L 2 0 1 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda W 6 0 1 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy L 3 0 1 View match >
Round 9 Richmond W 2 0 1 View match >
Round 10 Geelong W 1 0 1 View match >
Round 11 Western Bulldogs L 2 0 1 View match >
Round 13 Sydney W 2 0 1 View match >
Round 14 Melbourne W 2 0 1 View match >
Round 15 Hawthorn W 2 0 1 View match >
Round 16 Essendon W 4 0 1 View match >
Round 17 Carlton L 2 0 1 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda W 2 0 1 View match >
Round 19 Fitzroy W 0 1 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
Totals 181 453 4
Avg/Game   2.50 0.02
Legend
  • GPGames Played
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • TTackles
  • DDisposals

Key Facts

CFC Debut Number

369

Total AFL Games
183
Total AFL Goals
459
CFC Debut
Round 13, 1933
CFC Last Game
Round 19, 1945
Recruited From
Abbotsford Brewery
Full Name
Alby C Pannam

Awards

  • Life Members
    1944
  • x3
    Leading Goalkicker (Gordon Coventry Trophy)
    1941, 1942, 1943
  • CFC Hall of Fame
    2014
  • E.W. Copeland Trophy (Best and Fairest)
    1942
  • Third Best and Fairest (J.J. Joyce Trophy)
    1941
  • Team Captain
    1945
  • x2
    Premiership
    1935, 1936
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