Jim Buckley (born 27 November 1959) is a former Australian rules footballer who played in the Victorian Football League (VFL). Buckley is 175 cm tall and came from Kyneton.

Buckley debuted with the Carlton Football Club in 1976, and won the Robert Reynolds Trophy, Carlton's best and fairest award, in 1982. He was a premiership player in 1979, 1981 and 1982. In total Buckley played 164 games for 146 goals between 1976 and .

Buckley's only son, Dylan, was recruited to Carlton under the Father-Son Rule after the 2011 AFL season.[1]


  1. ^ "Dylan Buckley joins the Blues". Carlton Football Club. 10 October 2011. Archived from the original on 17 November 2011. Retrieved 15 November 2011.

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