Andrew Macnish

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Andrew Macnish
Personal information
Full name Andrew Geoffrey Macnish
Date of birth (1965-09-11) 11 September 1965 (age 51)
Place of birth Perth, Western Australia
Original team(s) Wembley Downs
Debut Round 1, 1987, West Coast
vs. Richmond, at Subiaco Oval
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 73 kg (161 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1985–1996 Subiaco 195 (345)[1]
1987–1989 West Coast 020 0(29)
1992 Geelong 003 00(7)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1992.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Andrew Geoffrey Macnish (born 11 September 1965) is CEO at Dewatech, and former Australian rules footballer who played with the West Coast Eagles and Geelong in the VFL/AFL.

Macnish was a Western Australian and his early football was played with Subiaco. He represented his state in the 1986 State of Origin Carnival where he impressed enough to be included in the All-Australian team, performing particularly well in the Sandgroper's 137 to 134 win against Victoria.

West Coast recruited Macnish for their inaugural season in 1987 and he kicked three goals on debut in the opening round against Richmond at Subiaco Oval. On the same ground in round 22 he kicked a career best five goals in a convincing win over St Kilda. After not playing a game for West Coast in 1988 he returned to action at the end of the following year but it would be his last game for the club. He was sidelined again with injury and stayed on the West Coast list until the end of 1991 after which he nominated for the mid-season draft. He finished his AFL career in Victoria with Geelong in the second half of 1992 but could only manage three appearances for the seniors. He did kick five goals in the second last game against Brisbane and gained top Brownlow votes in a best afield performance. Macnish returned to Perth to complete his career with Subiaco Football Club.

Following his football career, Macnish was CEO at the Shire of Bridgetown from 1998 - 2003, CEO at Busselton from 2003-2010 and is now CEO at Dewatech (January 2011 – Present)


  1. ^ "Premiership Players 1931 - 2009". West Australian Football Commission. 
  • Andrew Macnish's statistics from AFL Tables
  • Holmesby, Russell and Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
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