Brenton Miels

Brenton Miels (12 January 1948 – 19 October 1997) was an Australian rules footballer who played with the Richmond Football Club in the Victorian Football League (VFL) from 1969 to 1970 whilst serving national service with the Australian Army.

Brenton Miels
Personal information
Date of birth (1948-01-12)12 January 1948
Place of birth Laura, South Australia
Date of death 19 October 1997(1997-10-19) (aged 49)
Place of death Adelaide, South Australia
Height 183 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1965–1968, 1970–1977 Sturt 202
1969–1970 Richmond 7 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1977.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Miels played for Sturt in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL) from 1965 until 1968 and then again from 1970 to 1977 during which time he played in Premiership sides in 1966, 1967, 1968, 1970, 1974 and 1976. Miels played on the wing and kicked 98 goals for Sturt. He was made a player life member of Sturt in 1973, Player Life Member of the SANFL in 1975 and was posthumously inducted into the Sturt Football Club Hall of Fame in 2009.


  • Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers. 7th ed. Melbourne: Bas Publishing.
  • Hogan P: The Tigers Of Old, Richmond FC, Melbourne 1996
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