Full Name: JACK HARDIMAN
Date of Birth: 27/07/1877
Height: 182 cm
Debut: 02/05/1908, Round 1, Melbourne
Last Game: 05/09/1908, Round 18, St Kilda
Total Games: 15
Total Goals: 5
Jack was a ruckman. He was one of the mainstays of the Richmond team during their last seasons in the VFA and their first season in the VFL. He was Richmond’s vice captain in 1908. He also spent two seasons with Geelong between stints at Richmond. He was the father of Harold Hardiman who played 160 games for Geelong between 1927 and 1938 and Les Hardiman who played 135 games for Geelong between 1929 and 1937. Both of his sons played in Geelong’s 1931 and 1937 Premiership sides.
Richmond VFA 1898-1899, 1906-07 ( Honours - Captain 1899 ) ; Geelong 1900-01, Games 21, Goals 11; Marylebone 1902-05.