Denis Heagney

Denis "Dinny" Heagney (13 April 1898 – 11 March 1942) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Geelong in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Denis Heagney
Personal information
Full name Denis Heagney
Date of birth 13 April 1898
Date of death 11 March 1942(1942-03-11) (aged 43)
Original team(s) Creswick
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 83 kg (183 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1925–1926 Geelong 6 (1)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1926.
Sources: AFL Tables,

Heagney, in just his fourth league game, was a follower in Geelong's 1925 premiership team.[1] He played in the opening two rounds of the 1926 VFL season but didn't appear in any more games for Geelong.[2]

He died on 11 March 1942.[3]


  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.
  2. AFL Tables: Denis Heagney
  3. The Argus,"Former Footballer's Death", 12 March 1942, p. 4

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