Jack Spear

Victorian Football Association
Carlton Assistant Secretary: 1882
Career: 1880-1882

1880 Reserves; Splendid mark and kick; generally plays forward, good defender.
(The Footballer 1880. p24)

J. Spear won the Second Twenty drop kick competition with a kick of 59 yards held at Princes Park on Saturday 9th. September 1880. He also competed in the goal kicking competition.
(The Argus 12th. Sept. 1880.)

1881 Reserves; J. Spear - Captain.
Good centre back, splendid kick, carried the team through the season without a defeat.
(The Footballer 1881. p24)

1882 J. S. Spear, Assistant Secretary for the Carlton F. C. £1 ($2) per week.

1882 Spear played in a mixed Carlton team that played the junior club Melbourne Imperial Trades on Thursday August 31.
(Both Spears played)

1882 Played in the final match of the year on against Melbourne at Princes Oval on September 30 and kicked a goal.

1892 The Sporting Judge, June 18, says Jack Spear, ex Carltonian, captaining Yarra Glen against Lilydale.

Relation of Fred Spear?
Billy Spears is the son of Jack or Frank Spears.

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