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Wal Gillard

Wal Gillard*

1896-1899

55 CFC Games Played

33 CFC Goals

Date of Birth
10 July 1874
Date of Death
8 October 1931
Recruited From
Collingwood Juniors
Collingwood Debut
Round 1, 1896
Height:
178cm
Weight:
76kg

Biography

Gillard was the the club’s leading goalkicker in 1896 but later found fame as a defender. History records him to have been splendid kick.

Statistics

CFC Career Stats

Season played Games Goals Finals Win %
1897-1899 37 20 2 67%

CFC Season by Season Stats

Season GP GL B K H T D Guernsey No.
1897 12 6 0

1897 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 St Kilda W 0 View match >
Round 2 Essendon W 1 0 View match >
Round 3 Geelong W 0 View match >
Round 5 Fitzroy W 0 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne L 0 View match >
Round 7 Carlton W 1 0 View match >
Round 8 St Kilda W 2 0 View match >
Round 9 Essendon L 1 0 View match >
Round 10 Geelong L 0 View match >
Round 11 Sydney L 0 View match >
Round 14 Carlton W 1 0 View match >
Semi Final Melbourne W 0 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1898 17 11 0

1898 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong W 0 View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy L 0 View match >
Round 3 Melbourne L 0 View match >
Round 4 Sydney L 0 View match >
Round 6 St Kilda W 1 0 View match >
Round 7 Essendon W 0 View match >
Round 8 Geelong L 0 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy W 0 View match >
Round 10 Melbourne W 0 View match >
Round 11 Sydney W 2 0 View match >
Round 12 Carlton W 0 View match >
Round 13 St Kilda W 1 0 View match >
Round 14 Essendon W 2 0 View match >
Round 15 St Kilda W 3 0 View match >
Round 16 Geelong W 1 0 View match >
Round 17 Melbourne W 0 View match >
Semi Final Fitzroy L 1 0 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1899 8 3 0

1899 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Geelong L 1 0 View match >
Round 2 Melbourne L 0 View match >
Round 3 St Kilda W 0 View match >
Round 4 Sydney W 0 View match >
Round 6 Fitzroy L 0 View match >
Round 9 Melbourne W 0 View match >
Round 10 St Kilda W 2 0 View match >
Round 11 Sydney W 0 View match >
Legend
  • #Guernsey
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • DDisposals
  • MMarks
  • TTackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
Totals 37 20
Avg/Game   0.54
Legend
  • GPGames Played
  • GLGoals
  • BBehinds
  • KKicks
  • HHandballs
  • TTackles
  • DDisposals

Key Facts

CFC Debut Number

7

CFC VFA Debut Number

V97

VFA Matches Played at Collingwood
18
Total AFL Games
37
Total AFL Goals
20
CFC Debut
Round 1, 1896
CFC Last Game
Round 11, 1899
Recruited From
Collingwood Juniors
Full Name
Wal Gillard

Awards

  • Leading Goalkicker (Gordon Coventry Trophy)
    1896

* Player statistics include VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.

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