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Bernie Neenan

Image DOB: 25 September 1917
Died: 16 July 1970

Debut: Round 14, 1940 against Footscray at Western Oval
Last Game: Round 7, 1942 against North Melbourne at Arden Street

From: Brunswick CYMS

Number: 25 (1939 list), 33 (1940-1941)

Honours:
Seconds Premiership Player - 1939

Games: 8 (11 total)
Goals: 11 (13 total)
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
60275.00

First on Melbourne's list in 1939, Neenan had been the best and fairest player in the CYMS competition the previous year and played for their state representative team. After playing in the Seconds premiership he debuted late in 1940.

A forward and relief ruckman, Neenan was a fringe player throughout two premiership seasons and moved to South Melbourne halfway through 1942 where he added another three games to his career tally late in the season - including a semi final. Despite playing in three wins during his South career he was dropped before their losing Preliminary Final and didn't play VFL football again.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1940 212
1941 580
1942 120

Lists
South Melbourne
Two clubs in the same season
VFA

Notes
V Neenan shown as cleared cleared from Brunswick CYMS before the 1938 season - probably the same person. A Frank Neenan is shown as an ex-Williamstown player in 1940 and at Melbourne in 1941 - it's unclear if this is the same Neenan.

Media
Sporting Globe - 14/05/1941

Links
Australian Football profile
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 06 May 2020 12:30:13 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 19)

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