Barry Breen

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Barry Breen
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-01-07) 7 January 1948 (age 71)
Original team(s) Mentone
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1965–1982 St Kilda 300 (308)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1982.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

Barry Breen (born 7 January 1948) is a former 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.


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 30 September 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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