Jack Kappler

Jack Kappler (5 November 1892 – 23 November 1969) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Sturt and Glenelg in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL). Kappler was the first winner of Sturt's Best and Fairest, and was a member of Glenelg's inaugural team.[1]

Jack Kappler
Personal information
Full name Emanuel Selway Kappler
Nickname(s) Jack
Date of birth (1892-11-05)5 November 1892
Place of birth Adelaide, South Australia
Date of death 23 November 1969(1969-11-23) (aged 77)
Place of death Park Holme, South Australia
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1913–1915, 1919–1920 Sturt 47 (0)
1921–1922 Glenelg 23 (0)
Representative team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
South Australia 1
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1922.
Career highlights
  • 2x Sturt premiership 1915, 1919
  • Inaugural Sturt Best and Fairest 1913
Source: AustralianFootball.com


  1. Lysikatos, John (2015). We Are Sturt - Vol.1 1901-1944 (First ed.). Mile End, South Australia: Newstyle Printing. p. 71. ISBN 978-0-9943026-0-1.
This article is issued from Wikipedia. The text is licensed under Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Additional terms may apply for the media files.