Mitch Brennan

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Career Stats & Summary

Vital Statistics

Born
Saturday, 30th October, 1954
Current Age
63 years and 292 days

Biography

Stylish three-quarter with a great turn of pace, Mitch Brennan's injury-ridden career started controversially. In 1975, on a personal trip to America, he trialled with the Toronto Argonauts (gridiron) but was not offered a contract. Two years later, the promising Brisbane Souths junior was coaxed by his former coach Harry Bath to play for St George in a trial match at Grafton. Brennan made the mistake of playing under the pseudonym 'Mickey Lane' in order to save potential embarrassment if he missed selection and was fined $500 for the ruse. He finally joined St George in 1978 and went on to be the equal leading try-scorer (16t) in 1979. Brennan was on the wing in St George's grand final win against C’bury that year but switched to Souths in 1981. Twice winner of the mid-week competition's ‘golden try’ award (1978 & 1981), he made his Origin debut for Queensland in 1981 before moving back to Brisbane to play with Redcliffe. Brennan represented Queensland as a centre in 1982 and a winger in 1983 before making sporadic returns from injury to play on the flank with the Canberra Raiders.

- ALAN WHITICKER

Career Statistics

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Representative

Australia - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
Queensland 1981-83 7 5 -   - 19 5 2 0 71.43% Match list
Brisbane Firsts 1983 1 1 -   - 4 0 1 0 0.00% Match list
Overall 1981-1983 8 6 0   0 23 5 3 0 62.50% Match list


Club Career

Australian League Matches - By Year

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George NSWRFL 1978 19 14 2   - 46 9 9 1 47.37% Match list
St George NSWRFL 1979 20 16 -   - 48 16 4 0 80.00% Match list
St George NSWRFL 1980 12 4 -   - 12 6 4 2 50.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1981 20 7 -   - 21 7 12 1 35.00% Match list
South Sydney NSWRFL 1982 21 9 -   - 27 11 9 1 52.38% Match list
Canberra NSWRL 1986 6 - -   - - 0 6 0 0.00% Match list
Canberra NSWRL 1988 2 - -   - - 2 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1978-1988 100 50 2   0 154 51 44 5 51.00% Match list

Australian League Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George 1978-80 51 34 2   - 106 31 17 3 60.78% Match list
South Sydney 1981-82 41 16 -   - 48 18 21 2 43.90% Match list
Canberra 1986, 1988 8 - -   - - 2 6 0 25.00% Match list
Overall 1978-1988 100 50 2   0 154 51 44 5 51.00% Match list

Australian Finals Matches - By Team

Team Years App T G   GK % FG Pts W L D Win %  
St George 1978-1979 2 2 -   - 6 2 0 0 100.00% Match list
Overall 1979 2 2 0   0 6 2 0 0 100.00% Match list

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