Jesse O'Brien (footballer)

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Jesse O'Brien
Personal information
Full name Jesse O'Brien
Date of birth (1991-02-13) 13 February 1991 (age 26)
Original team(s) North Adelaide (SANFL)
Draft No. 73, 2010 National Draft, Brisbane Lions
Height / weight 184cm / 81kg
Position(s) Midfielder
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2010–2013 Brisbane Lions 17 (4)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2013.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Jesse O'Brien (born 13 February 1991) is a current Australian rules football player for the Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Recruited from North Adelaide Football Club,[1] he was selected with the Brisbane Lions' third selection (pick 73 overall) in the 2009 National Draft.[2] O'Brien played two pre-season matches for the Lions and then spent the first half of 2010 playing for the Lions reserves team.[1] He made his AFL debut in round 14 against Carlton, after showing more consistency for the reserves.[1][3] However, O'Brien was dropped the following week[4] and he failed to play another AFL match for the rest of the 2010 season.


  1. ^ a b c "O'Brien set for senior debut". Official AFL Website of the Brisbane Lions. 30 June 2010. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  2. ^ "2009 AFL draft picks round-by-round". The Herald Sun website. 2009-11-26. Retrieved 2009-11-26. 
  3. ^ Edmund, Sam (1 July 2010). "Shaun Hampson gets nod to replace Matthew Kreuzer in Carlton team". Herald Sun. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 
  4. ^ Hamilton, Andrew (9 July 2010). "Brendan Fevola returns while Saints skipper Nick Riewoldt will test Lions". The Courier-Mail. Retrieved 16 November 2010. 

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