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Key Facts

Full name
Brendan McCormack

Known as
Brendan McCormack

28 June 1970 (age 53)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 277d
Last game: 23y 285d

Height and weight
Height: 187 cm
Weight: 89 kg

Senior clubs
Fitzroy; Brisbane

Jumper numbers
Fitzroy: 22, 5
Brisbane: 31

Recruited from
Fitzroy (1993)

Brendan McCormack

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 10,006th player to appear, 4,014th most games played, 2,621st most goals kickedFitzroy: 1,067th player to appear, 281st most games played, 181st most goals kickedBrisbane: 114th player to appear, 239th most games played, 163rd most goals kicked

Brendan McCormack was more than adequately talented, but perhaps lacked the commitment necessary to reach the very top rank as a player. He also suffered a knee injury in his second season which undoubtedly held him back. Nevertheless, he was a steady performer for Fitzroy in 44 games between 1989 and 1992, during which he kicked 26 goals. In 1993 he crossed to Brisbane where he saw out his AFL career with 12 appearances and nine goals over two seasons.

Author - John Devaney


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