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Tim Collins
Born (1889-12-24)24 December 1889
Melbourne
Died 19 September 1971(1971-09-19) (aged 81)
Camberwell, Victoria

Timothy James Collins (24 December 1889 – 19 September 1971) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).[1] 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.[2] He subsequently enlisted to serve in World War I.[3]

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  1. 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. 
  2. Raggles (22 July 1915). "Football Notes". Punch. http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article138700285. Retrieved 15 November 2015. 
  3. "Timothy James Collins – Discovering Anzacs". National Archives of Australia. http://discoveringanzacs.naa.gov.au/browse/person/67381. 

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