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Jack Leckie

Victorian Football Association
DOB: Circa 1873
DOD: 20 November 1941
Games: 3
Career: 1893-94

1893 August 19
The Coburg Leader;
"The goal kicking propensities of Mr. J. Leckie, a member of the Brunswick Wesleys Football Club, has been a special feature throughout the season, he having kicked 20 goals out of 24 goals kicked by the club, which is a very good performance."

1893 August 26
J. Leckie "a prominent member of the Wesleys Football Club" was named in the 26 man Carlton squad to play Essendon on the East Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Leckie made his senior debut for the Blues.

1893 September 02
Leckie played in forward pocket in the match against Fitzroy at the Brunswick Street Ground.

1893 September 16
Played in the forward pocket in the match against Melbourne on the Warehouseman's Ground.

Jack left Carlton and ventured to Western Australia, first to Coolgardie in 1895 where he played in a premiership with The Unions. He later became a coach of Perth, then a State selector, The Mirror (Perth) May 8, 1921 (p1) had a write up on Jack Leckie.
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Jack passed away after a short illness in the Alfred Hospital Melbourne, on 20 November 1941, he was aged 68.

The Daily News (Perth) published Jack Leckie's obituary.
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Image right; Jack Leckie, Sporting Globe July 13 1932

Player, Coach, Selector

Articles (External):

Famous Old W.A. Footballer - Mr. Jack Leckie On Trans Train

The Recorder, Port Pirie, interviewed Jack on his way to the Eastern states in 1938.
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