Jack Ross (footballer, born 1911)

Richard John Ross (9 September 1911 – 21 February 1996)[1] was an Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Jack Ross
Ross in 1931
Personal information
Full name Richard John Ross
Date of birth (1911-09-09)9 September 1911
Date of death 21 February 1996(1996-02-21) (aged 84)
Original team(s) Northcote (VFA)
Height 173 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lb)
Position(s) Half back
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1931–1940 Collingwood 142 (30)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1940.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Ross was a utility player who was used mostly at half back. He appeared in five successive Grand Finals from 1935 to 1939, the first two of them premierships. His brother Bob also played at Collingwood.


  1. "R. Jack Ross". Collingwood Forever. Retrieved 7 September 2014.
  • Jack Ross's playing statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.

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