Jack Ettwell George Sexton (27 February 1900 – 26 October 1935) was an Australian rules footballer who played in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) and for Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL).
|Full name||Jack Ettwell George Sexton|
|Date of birth||27 February 1900|
|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Date of death||26 October 1935 35)(aged|
|Place of death||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Original team(s)||Glenelg (SANFL)|
|Height||180 cm (5 ft 11 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
|1925–29||Glenelg (SANFL)||47 (?)|
|1930–31||West Adelaide (SANFL)||19 (2)|
|1932–34||Fitzroy (VFL)||29 (10)|
|1935||Norwood (SANFL)||6 (0)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1935.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Sexton was a centreman and started his career in 1925 with Glenelg. In 1930, he crossed to West Adelaide after a dispute over his salary. He won a Magarey Medal in 1931 and in the following season, he moved to Victoria and joined Fitzroy. He captained Fitzroy in 1932 and 1933 and played a total of 29 VFL games before returning to South Australia in 1935. Now playing with Norwood as captain-coach, Sexton starting suffering from pleurisy and was forced to resign just six games into the season. He finished with a total of 101 senior games and in October that year, he died from his illness.