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Jack Burns

Jack Burns

1941-1947
3
Other Guernsey Nos.
2, 4, 5

92 CFC Games Played

14 CFC Goals

Date of Birth
6 October 1918
Date of Death
24 August 1995
Recruited From
Ivanhoe Amateurs
Collingwood Debut
Round 11, 1941
Height:
170cm
Weight:
66kg

Biography

A winger, Burns’ main claim to fame came after his retirement. As a recruiting officer, he suggested the Magpies play Barry Harrison in the 1958 Grand Final, and it famously proved a winning move.

Burns also served as Collingwood’s secretary in the early 1960s.

Statistics

CFC Career Stats

Season played Games Goals Finals Win %
1941-1947 92 14 5 46%

CFC Season by Season Stats

Season GP GL B K H T D Guernsey No.
1941 1 0 3

1941 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 11 Geelong W 0 3 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1942 13 4 0 3

1942 Season stats

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

1943 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 North Melbourne W 0 5 View match >
Round 2 Richmond L 0 5 View match >
Round 3 Western Bulldogs L 0 5 View match >
Round 4 Carlton W 0 5 View match >
Round 6 St Kilda W 0 5 View match >
Round 7 Essendon L 0 5 View match >
Round 8 Melbourne L 0 5 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy L 1 0 5 View match >
Round 10 Sydney L 0 5 View match >
Round 11 Hawthorn L 0 5 View match >
Round 12 Carlton L 0 5 View match >
Round 13 North Melbourne W 0 5 View match >
Round 14 Sydney L 0 5 View match >
Round 15 Fitzroy W 0 5 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne L 0 5 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1944 15 3 0 3

1944 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 North Melbourne W 1 0 3 View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy L 1 0 3 View match >
Round 3 Western Bulldogs L 1 0 3 View match >
Round 4 Sydney L 0 3 View match >
Round 5 Hawthorn W 0 3 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne L 0 3 View match >
Round 7 Essendon W 0 3 View match >
Round 8 Carlton L 0 3 View match >
Round 9 Geelong W 0 3 View match >
Round 10 St Kilda L 0 3 View match >
Round 12 North Melbourne W 0 3 View match >
Round 13 Fitzroy L 0 3 View match >
Round 14 Western Bulldogs L 0 3 View match >
Round 15 Sydney L 0 3 View match >
Round 18 Richmond L 0 3 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1945 11 1 0 3

1945 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 12 North Melbourne W 0 3 View match >
Round 13 Sydney W 0 3 View match >
Round 14 Melbourne W 0 3 View match >
Round 15 Hawthorn W 0 3 View match >
Round 16 Essendon W 0 3 View match >
Round 17 Carlton L 0 3 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda W 0 3 View match >
Round 19 Fitzroy W 0 3 View match >
Round 20 Richmond W 0 3 View match >
Semi Final Sydney L 1 0 3 View match >
Preliminary Final Carlton L 0 3 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1946 20 3 0 4

1946 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 3 North Melbourne W 0 4 View match >
Round 4 St Kilda W 0 4 View match >
Round 5 Richmond L 0 4 View match >
Round 6 Western Bulldogs L 0 4 View match >
Round 7 Geelong W 0 4 View match >
Round 8 Carlton W 1 0 4 View match >
Round 9 Essendon L 0 4 View match >
Round 10 Sydney W 0 4 View match >
Round 11 Melbourne L 0 4 View match >
Round 12 Hawthorn W 0 4 View match >
Round 13 Fitzroy W 0 4 View match >
Round 14 North Melbourne W 1 0 4 View match >
Round 15 St Kilda W 0 4 View match >
Round 16 Richmond L 1 0 4 View match >
Round 17 Western Bulldogs W 0 4 View match >
Round 18 Geelong W 0 4 View match >
Round 19 Carlton L 0 4 View match >
Semi Final Essendon D 0 4 View match >
Semi Final Essendon L 0 4 View match >
Preliminary Final Melbourne L 0 4 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1947 17 2 0 2

1947 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Fitzroy W 0 2 View match >
Round 2 Hawthorn W 0 2 View match >
Round 3 Geelong W 0 2 View match >
Round 4 Sydney W 1 0 2 View match >
Round 5 Melbourne L 0 2 View match >
Round 6 Western Bulldogs L 0 2 View match >
Round 7 Richmond L 0 2 View match >
Round 8 Essendon W 0 2 View match >
Round 9 Carlton W 0 2 View match >
Round 10 St Kilda W 0 2 View match >
Round 11 North Melbourne W 0 2 View match >
Round 12 Fitzroy L 1 0 2 View match >
Round 13 Hawthorn W 0 2 View match >
Round 14 Geelong W 0 2 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne L 0 2 View match >
Round 17 Western Bulldogs W 0 2 View match >
Round 18 Richmond L 0 2 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
Totals 92 14
Avg/Game   0.15
Legend
  • GPGames Played
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • TTackles
  • DDisposals

Key Facts

CFC Debut Number

437

Total AFL Games
92
Total AFL Goals
14
CFC Debut
Round 11, 1941
CFC Last Game
Round 18, 1947
Recruited From
Ivanhoe Amateurs
Full Name
Jack R Burns

Awards

  • Life Members
    1963
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