Full Name: JACK WATSON
Date of Birth: 29/08/1927
Height: 183 cm ( 6-0 )
Weight: 79 kg ( 12-6 )
Debut: 26/04/1947, Round 2, Fitzroy
Last Game: 27/08/1949, Round 19, Geelong
Total Games: 18
Total Goals: 8
Total Games: 50
Jack was a full-forward and half-forward. Recruited from the local Richmond area, he spent five seasons with Richmond before crossing to Oakleigh where he became a very successful forward. He won Oakleigh’s Goalkicking award three times, with his highest tally being 89, and was a member of two Premiership sides. His best individual goal tally was 12 against Box Hill in 1951. He then coached Canterbury, Brighton and Hawthorn YCW. He has also been involved with the Mitcham Football Club in various capacities. Jack now lives in the eastern suburbs. His son played with Camberwell in the VFA.
Richmond United 1943-44.
Oakleigh VFA 1950-54, Games 83, Goals 228 ( Honours - Premiership 1950, 1952, Leading Goalkicker 1951 Goals 89, 1952 Goals 43, 1954 Goals 51 ) ; Canterbury 1955-58, Games 75 ( Honours - Premiership 1956, Captain/Coach 1955-57, Coach League Representative Team 1957 ) ; Canterbury Seconds Captain/Coach 1959/60 ; Brighton Captain/Coach 1961, Games 12, Goals 7 ; Hawrhorn YCW Senior Coach ( Honours - Premiership 1966 ).