Terry Brain

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Terry Brain
Personal information
Date of birth 14 August 1907
Original team South Melbourne Districts
Height/Weight 173 cm / 70 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1928-1937 South Melbourne 141 (198)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1937 season.
Career highlights

Terry Brain (born 14 August 1907, date of death unknown) was a leading Australian rules footballer of the 1930s who played with South Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

The son of a boot repairer, Brain grew up in the South Melbourne area but boarded in Clifton Hill, which was in opposing team Collingwood's recruiting zone.[1] Following Collingwood's request to transfer Brain, South Melbourne named him in the senior side in 1928. A lightly built rover, Brain was one of the few Victorians in the South Melbourne side of the 1930s which was known as the 'foreign legion'. Brain played 141 games for the club, including the 1933 VFL Grand Final win when he kicked two goals. He won South Melbourne's Best and Fairest in 1934 and retired in 1937.


  1. ^ Main, J. "Swan Lake", AFL Grand Final Record, 2005, p. 52.