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Key Facts

Full name
Walter O'Brien

Known as
Wally O'Brien

Born
2 January 1907

Died
11 October 1983 (aged 76)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 24y 176d
Last game: 28y 206d

Senior clubs
Footscray; Fitzroy

Jumper numbers
Footscray: 12, 13
Fitzroy: 19

Recruited from
Footscray (1935)

Wally O'Brien

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
FootscrayV/AFL1931-19344920.0451%21.434.431
FitzroyV/AFL1935200.0050%0
V/AFL1931-19355120.0451%21.434.431
Total1931-19355120.0451%21.434.431

Pre 1965 stats are for selected matches only

AFL: 3,835th player to appear, 4,186th most games played, 7,760th most goals kickedFootscray: 141st player to appear, 253rd most games played, 629th most goals kickedFitzroy: 483rd player to appear, 976th most games played, 977th most goals kicked

Footnotes

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