DOB: 10 January 1912
Died: 11 April 1983
From: St. Patrick's (East Melbourne)/Carlton
Number: 28 (1934-1938)
Seconds premiership player - 1935
Games: 54 (76 total)
Goals: 0 (3 total)
Cleared from Carlton during 1933 - where is father remained on the committee - McNamara debuted the next season and remained with Melbourne as a wingman and half-forward until mid-1939 when he was dropped from the list moved to South Melbourne.
He stayed there until the end of 1941, winning the league's Gardiner Medal for best and fairest player in the seconds competition while serving as South's captain coach. He remained Seconds coach through 1945.