Brian Beers

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Brian Beers
Personal information
Date of birth (1939-01-31) 31 January 1939 (age 81)
Original team(s) CBC Parade
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1958–1961 Collingwood 60 (72)
1962–1964 Fitzroy 19 (14)
Total79 (86)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1964.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Brian Beers (born 31 January 1939) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for Collingwood and Fitzroy in the VFL.

A half forward, Beers was a member of Collingwood's 1958 premiership team and kicked two goals in the grand final. In 1959 he kicked a career high 28 goals for the year and the following season he played in the Collingwood side which lost the 1960 Grand Final. He crossed to Fitzroy in 1962 where he finished his career.

Beers also played tennis at a competitive level and later became the general manager of Tennis Victoria. He is the father of Mark Beers and Tony Beers, who both also played for Collingwood. [1]

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References

  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN   9781920910785.