Full name John Denis Alphonsus O'Connor
Born September 9, 1875, Burrowa, Sydney, New South Wales
Died August 23, 1941, Lewisham, Sydney, New South Wales (aged 65 years 348 days)
Major teams Australia, New South Wales, South Australia
Batting style Left-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm medium
|Test debut||Australia v England at Adelaide, Jan 10-16, 1908 scorecard|
|Last Test||England v Australia at Birmingham, May 27-29, 1909 scorecard|
|First-class span||1904/05 - 1909/10|
A right-arm fast-medium bowler with an ability to cut the ball off the pitch both ways, Jack O'Connor made his debut against England at Adelaide in 1907-08, taking 8 for 150 in the match. He followed with another four wickets in the fourth Test, but went wicketless in the final match at Sydney. He toured England in 1909, playing only the first Test at Birmingham where he took one wicket. One the tour as a whole he took 77 wickets at 16.01.
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