Jim Collins

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Player No. 108
Nickname
Position Halfback, Five-Eight
Contract 1951
Height 168cm (5' 6")
Weight
DOB 27th Jun 1923
Origin Sydney, NSW, Australia
Debut Vs Roosters - 3rd Jun 1944
Dog Years (8) 1943 , 1944 , 1945 , 1946 , 1947 , 1949 , 1950 , 1951
Captain Years (1) 1951
Captain Record 1 games, 0 won(0%), 1 lost(100%), 0 drew(0%)
Rep Caps
Other Clubs North Sydney
Junior Club

Biography Jim Collins joined Canterbury in 1943 as a halfback or five-eight.

Progressing through the grades, Jim was able to secure a first grade position in 1944 which he held for the next six out of seven seasons. He played five-eight in the 1946 final against Balmain.

Jim played one game as captain in 1951. After eight seasons of sterling service, Jim continued with the club in an administration role.

From 1962 to 1966, Jim was President of the Football Club, from 1972 to 1980 he was on the management committee and in 2004, he was nominated for the Berries to Bulldogs 70 Year Team of Champions.

Career Stats
Grade Year Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
1 1944 11 2 0 0 6
1 1945 9 2 0 0 6
1 1946 15 6 0 0 18
1 1947 3 0 0 0 0
1 1949 14 5 0 0 15
1 1950 13 3 0 0 9
1 1951 12 1 4 0 11
Total: 77 19 4 0 65
Average (per year): 11 2.7 0.6 0 9.3
Average (per game): 0.2 0.1 0 0.8

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Total - All Grades
  Years Games Tries Goals F Goals Points
Total: 8 101 24 9 0 90
Average (per year): 12.6 3 1.1 0 11.3
Average (per game): 0.2 0.1 0 0.9

Data provided by Clint Crofts