24 December 1889|
19 September 1971 (aged 81)|
Timothy James Collins (24 December 1889 – 19 September 1971) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL). Hawthorn's captain in the MJFA before joining Melbourne, Collins never played again after seriously injuring his knee in the second quarter of the round 13, 1915 loss to Collingwood. He subsequently enlisted to serve in World War I.
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- Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2009). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers: every AFL/VFL player since 1897 (8th ed.). Seaford, Victoria: BAS Publishing. p. 169. ISBN 978-1-921496-00-4.
- Raggles (22 July 1915). "Football Notes". Punch. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article138700285. Retrieved 15 November 2015.
- "Timothy James Collins – Discovering Anzacs". National Archives of Australia. http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/browse/person/67381.
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