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Key Facts

Full name
Gregory Burns

Known as
Greg Burns

21 February 1958 (age 65)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 158d
Last game: 31y 173d

Height and weight
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 83 kg

Senior clubs
St. Kilda

Jumper numbers
St. Kilda: 30, 11

Recruited from
North Ballarat (1978)

Greg Burns

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
St. KildaV/AFL1978-19891691140.6722%14.316.464.3330

AFL: 9,030th player to appear, 998th most games played, 941st most goals kickedSt. Kilda: 1,218th player to appear, 41st most games played, 48th most goals kicked

North Ballarat product Greg Burns was a reliable and highly effective player for St Kilda for more than a decade. Tough, hard at the ball, and relentlessly determined, he won a club best and fairest award in 1986, and played a total of 169 VFL games between 1978 and 1989. He booted 114 goals. Burns could do an effective job in a number of positions but was best known as a centreman.

Author - John Devaney


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