Barry Breen

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Barry Breen
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-01-07) 7 January 1948 (age 66)
Original team Mentone
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1965–1982 St Kilda 300 (308)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1982 season.
Career highlights

Barry Breen (born 7 January 1948) was an Australian rules footballer in the Victorian Football League, playing with St Kilda Football Club. Breen attended De La Salle College, Malvern. His grandfather was a Gaelic footballer with the Kerry senior team, winning an All-Ireland Senior Football Championship medal in 1914.[1]

He kicked a wobbly punt that bounced through for a behind that broke the deadlock with Collingwood late in the 1966 Grand Final that became St Kilda's first and, to date, only premiership. He was captain in 1979 and former club games record holder having played in 300 career games. After retiring from football Breen became Sydney Swans general manager and was president of the Tasmanian Football League from 1992 until 1995.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Kevin Neale
St Kilda Leading goal kicker
1970
Succeeded by
Alan Davis
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Gary Colling
St Kilda captain
1979
Succeeded by
Garry Sidebottom