Sean O'Keeffe

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Sean O'Keeffe
Personal information
Full name Sean O'Keeffe
Date of birth (1982-05-10) 10 May 1982 (age 34)
Original team(s) Wangaratta Rovers / / Murray Bushrangers
Draft 46th overall, 2000 National Draft
Height / weight 189 cm / 87 kg
Position(s) Half back flank
Club information
Current club Wangaratta Rovers
Number Carlton – 26
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2001–03 Carlton 6 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2003.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Sean O'Keeffe (born 10 May 1982) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Carlton in the Australian Football League.

O'Keeffe played his junior football for Wangaratta Rovers in the Ovens & Murray Football League, and played TAC Cup football for the Murray Bushrangers. He was recruited to the AFL by the Carlton Football Club with its third round selection in the 2000 AFL Draft. O'Keeffe managed only six senior games with Carlton in his three seasons at the club, and was de-listed at the end of 2003.[1]

O'Keeffe has since had a distinguished football career at state and country level. He played for Sandringham in the Victorian Football League from 2004–2005, winning premierships in both years and winning the club Best and Fairest and being named in the VFL Team of the Year in 2005.[1][2][3] In 2006, O'Keeffe moved to South Australia and played for Sturt in the SANFL until 2007. In 2008, he moved to Kalgoorlie, and played for Kalgoorlie Railways in the Goldfields Football League, winning the Mitchell Medal, as league best and fairest, in 2009.[1] In 2010, he returned to his former club Wangaratta Rovers, winning the club best and fairest in his first season back.[4] O'Keeffe is still at Wangaratta Rovers, Winning his second best & fairest in 2016. .[5]

O'Keeffe works as an electrician in daily life.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Kohlhagen, Brett (30 Mar 2010). "Sean O'Keeffe returns to Rovers". The Border Mail. Retrieved 23 Jun 2011. 
  2. ^ Sandringham Football Club, The Honour Board, Retrieved 23 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Annual Report 2005" (PDF). Football Victoria. 2005. Retrieved 23 Jun 2011. 
  4. ^ "2010 Award Winners/Donors". Wangaratta Rovers Football Netball Club. Retrieved 23 Jun 2011. 
  5. ^ Jake Bourke (12 May 2014). "Magic rescues Wangaratta Rovers". The Border Mail. Retrieved 31 May 2014. 
  • Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2009). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 8th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
  • Sean O'Keeffe's profile at Blueseum