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Key Facts

Full name
Michael Egan

Known as
Mick Egan

18 February 1958 (age 65)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 20y 147d
Last game: 29y 164d

Height and weight
Height: 173 cm
Weight: 78 kg

Senior clubs

Jumper numbers
Footscray: 49, 10

Mick Egan

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 9,024th player to appear, 1,737th most games played, 4,687th most goals kickedFootscray: 672nd player to appear, 91st most games played, 363rd most goals kicked

A St Paul's product, Mick Egan played 128 VFL games and kicked 12 goals for Footscray between 1978 and 1987. Most of his football was played as a permanent back pocket, a position to which his ruggedly energetic approach made him ideally suited. Never one to capture either votes or headlines he was nevertheless highly dependable and a firm favourite among the Bulldog faithful. 

Author - John Devaney


Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers by Russell Holmesby & Jim Main


* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.