Mark Beers (footballer)

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Mark Beers
Personal information
Full name Mark Edward Beers
Date of birth (1965-08-15) 15 August 1965 (age 55)
Debut 31 March 1984, Collingwood
vs.  Melbourne, at Victoria Park
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1984–1987 Collingwood 40 (23)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1987.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Mark Edward Beers (born 15 August 1965) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL). [1]

In his first two seasons he played 31 senior games. In his next and final two seasons, Beers only played 9 senior games. However, he contributed at the reserves level, winning the team's best and fairest jointly with Paul Rizonico in 1987.

After leaving Collingwood and the VFL, Beers joined Kyabram in the Goulburn Valley Football League (GVFL), becoming the team captain, and afterwards, the senior coach. [2]

In 2006, Beers was appointed as assistant and reserves coach for the Victorian Amateur Football Association (VAFA) team Old Scotch. [2]

His father Brian Beers was a member of Collingwood's 1958 premiership team.

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References

  1. "Known VFL/AFL senior footballers ex-Parade College in order of League debut, 1897-2013" (PDF). Old Paradians. Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 October 2013. Retrieved 14 October 2013.
  2. 1 2 "Mark Beers joins the Cardinal Team". Old Scotch Football Club. 17 December 2006. Archived from the original on 1 September 2007.