Jack Chambers (footballer)
John "Jack" Chambers (6 December 1901 – 1 July 1983) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He was inducted into the Geelong Hall of Fame in 2011.
|Full name||John Chambers|
|Date of birth||6 December 1901|
|Date of death||1 July 1983 81)(aged|
|Height||185 cm (6 ft 1 in)|
|Weight||83 kg (183 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1928.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
A strong marking ruckman, Chambers was cleared to Geelong in 1924, having been on Essendon's list.
Chambers was a half forward flanker in the Geelong team which won the 1925 VFL Grand Final, their first ever premiership.
In 1926 Chambers represented Victoria in an interstate match against Western Australia in Perth.
- The Argus,"League Permits", 1 May 1924, p. 4
- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.
- The Perth Sunday Times,"W.A. v. Victoria", 4 July 1926, p. 4
- "AFL Tables: Jack Chambers". afltables.com.
- The Argus,"Are They Test Players of the Future?", 4 March 1950, p. 6
- Jack Chambers at AustralianFootball.com