Tony Keenan

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Tony Keenan
Personal information
Date of birth (1964-05-06) 6 May 1964 (age 55)
Original team(s) Greensborough [1]
Height 195 cm (6 ft 5 in)
Weight 92 kg (203 lb)
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1982–1984 Collingwood 3 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1984.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Tony Keenan (born 6 May 1964) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Collingwood in the Victorian Football League (VFL). [2]

Keenan, from Greensborough, captained the 1981 Victorian Teal Cup team, which featured future greats Dermott Brereton, Gary Pert and Paul Salmon. [3] He also played in the 1980 Victorian Teal Cup team. [4]

A ruckman and key position player, Keenan played three VFL games for Collingwood, two in 1982 and one in 1984. [5] He was traded to Melbourne midway through the 1984 season, in return for fellow ruckman Glenn McLean, but suffered a knee injury before joining his new club and didn't play for the rest of the year. [3] The following season he was again on the sidelines after dislocating a shoulder and undergoing reconstructive surgery. [6] He left Melbourne without playing a senior game and then had stints at Preston, Bulleen-Templestowe and Norwood. [3]

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References

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  2. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN   9781920910785.
  3. 1 2 3 The Age ,"The Coodabeens of '81", 17 September 1989, p. 56
  4. "Tony Keenan". Demonwiki.
  5. AFL Tables: Tony Keenan
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