Jack Dyer

Jack was appointed to Victoria Police in 1935. Jack 'Captain Blood" DYER had a connection with Australian Rules Football as a player, coach and media commentator for more that 50 years. Career highlights include;

  • Player for Richmond Football Club from 1931 to 1949, 312 VFL Games a record at the time.
  • Premiership in 1934, and 1943 in which Jack was captain/coach.
  • Playing in losing Grand Finals 1931, 1933, 1940, 1942 and 1944.
  • Captain Coach for Richmond from 1941 to 1949.
  • Non playing coach for the Richmond Football Club from 1950 to 1952.
  • Awarded the 'Best and Fairest' from the Richmond Football Club in 1932, 1937, 1940 and 1946.
  • 16 State Games between 1941 and 1946.

He is a life member of the Richmond Football Club and VFL/AFL. Jack was officially recognised for his contribution to Australian Rules football by being awarded an Order of Australia in 1990.