Ben Brown (footballer)

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Ben Brown
Personal information
Full name Ben Brown
Date of birth (1992-11-20) 20 November 1992 (age 24)
Original team(s) Glenorchy Football Club (TFL)
Draft No. 47, 2013 National Draft, North Melbourne
Height / weight 200cm / 101kg
Position(s) Forward / Ruckman[1]
Club information
Current club North Melbourne
Number 50
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2014– North Melbourne 55 (91)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
Career highlights

Ben Brown (born 20 November 1992) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).[2][3] Brown played his junior Football for the Devonport Football Club. Brown made his debut in Round 14, 2014 against Melbourne. Brown kicked a goal in his first game and impressed coach Brad Scott enough to keep his spot the following week. Brown went on to be an influential player in the North Melbourne team in the latter stages of the season with strong performances in the finals series.

Brown is the grandson of footballer and politician Jim Manson and nephew of former Collingwood player James Manson.[4]


  1. ^ "Ben Brown". North Melbourne Football Club. Retrieved 21 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "North Melbourne gives Werribee's Ben Brown the ultimate birthday present". Herald Sun. 22 November 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  3. ^ "AFL draftee Ben Brown is ready to grab his chance with North Melbourne". Mercury. 23 November 2013. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  4. ^ Ben Brown is North Melbourne's man of the moment and a heart-warming story

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