John Kennedy Jr. (footballer)
|John Kennedy Jr.|
|Date of birth||22 November 1959|
|Original team(s)||De La Salle (VAFA)|
Round 6, 1979, Hawthorn|
vs. Carlton, at Princes Park
|Height||190 cm (6 ft 3 in)|
|Weight||91 kg (201 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1991.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
John "Kanga" Kennedy Jr. (born 22 November 1959) is a former Australian rules footballer, the son of former Hawthorn footballer and coach John Kennedy Sr. and the father of Josh Kennedy, who plays for the Sydney Swans.
Kennedy was a four-time premiership player for Hawthorn. In 1993, Kennedy was appointed as Assistant Coach to Peter Knights at the Hawks. In 1995, Kennedy was elected to the board of directors of the Hawthorn Football Club. He is no longer a member.
Kennedy is of Italian descent through his maternal grandparents.
- Robinson, Mark (10 October 2009). "Josh Kennedy move the end of a family dynasty at Hawthorn". Herald Sun. Retrieved 6 November 2010.
- John Kennedy Jr.'s playing statistics from AFL Tables
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