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Bryan Kenneally

Image DOB: 26 March 1942

Debut: Round 11, 1959 against North Melbourne at MCG
Last Game: Round 20, 1969 against South Melbourne at Lake Oval

From: Dandenong High School/Lyndhurst-Hampton Park

Number: 22 1959-1969

Honours
Premiership Player - 1960, 1964
Reserves Premiership player - 1969
Victorian state player - 1967 (2 matches)
150 Heroes selection
Life Member - 1968

Games: 171
Goals: 68
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
9917157.89

Statistical categories led
Most games in jumper 22

Debuting in the 1959 premiership season, ruck-rover Kenneally played two games in the middle of the season but found it hard to break into a strong side after that. After his two games, both of which he started as a reserve, he was allowed to play school football and appeared in a representative game.

The next year he became a regular first team player, and was a wingman in that year's Grand Final victory. That year he also won a "long kicking" competition at the Showgrounds.

Kenneally won a second flag in 1964, but had become a half-forward flanker. As the understudy ruck/rover to Ron Barassi he found himself shouldering more of the load that season and was thrown into the role full time after Barassi defected to Carlton. In 1965 he was appointed vice-captain and ran third in the Best and Fairest. That year he played every game, and in 1966 repeated the feat.

Selected to play for Victoria for the first time in 1967, Kenneally missed his first ever career game because of injury in Round 15, 1968 but played just two games, in Round 1 and Round 20, during 1969 before retiring.

He joined VFA side Prahran in 1970 and played in premierships that year and 1973 before retiring.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1959 200
1960 1700
1961 2010
1962 1880
1963 20175
1964 20153
1965 18110
1966 1830
1967 1762
1968 1970
1969 200

Lists
100 Plus Consecutive Games
VFA

Media
Age - 05/08/1959
Age - 18/04/1974
Football Record R1 1999

Links
Boyles Football Photos
Wikipedia profile

Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Sunday 20 January 2019 16:59:29 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 22)

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