Kevin Bryant

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Kevin Bryant
Personal information
Full name Kevin M. Bryant
Date of birth (1955-07-08) 8 July 1955 (age 59)
Height/Weight 189 cm / 87 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1979–84 North Melbourne 58 (38)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1984 season.

Kevin M. Bryant (born 8 July 1955) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with East Perth in the Western Australian National Football League (WANFL) and North Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL). He also represented Western Australia in State of Origin football.

Career[edit]

Bryant was the centre half-back in East Perth's 1978 WANFL premiership team and won their Best and Fairest award the same year.[1]

He came to North Melbourne in 1979 and late in the season kicked three goals in their Qualifying Final win over Collingwood at the MCG.[2] A utility, Bryant then returned to Perth to represent Western Australia at the Perth State of Origin Carnival.

Bryant later served as West Coast's player match-up coordinator.

Personal life[edit]

Bryant is the father-in-law of former West Coast Eagles player Andrew Embley.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  2. ^ "Kevin Bryant". AFL Tables. 
  3. ^ Townsend, John. Eagles up in the air over new chicksThe West Australian. Published 24 August 2009. Retrieved 6 December 2011.