Brendan Edwards

Brendan Edwards (born 18 March 1936) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Hawthorn Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) from 1956 to 1961 and again in the 1963 season. He won their best and fairest award in 1960 and represented Victoria at interstate football in the same season. After he was seriously injured and he retired as a player in 1963, he founded a chain of health clubs in Melbourne and pioneered the concept of aerobic fitness in Australia.

Brendan Edwards
Personal information
Date of birth (1936-03-18) 18 March 1936
Original team(s) Sandhurst
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1956–1963 Hawthorn 109 (29)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1963.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables,

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