Jacob Brennan

Jacob Brennan (born 24 January 1990) is an Australian rules footballer who previously played for the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League (AFL). The son of Michael Brennan, Brennan was drafted at the 2010 National Draft, under the father–son rule. He made his debut for the club during the 2012 season, and played 28 games before being delisted at the end of the 2014 season.

Jacob Brennan
Personal information
Date of birth (1990-01-24) 24 January 1990
Original team(s) Bullcreek-Leeming JFC
Draft 62nd pick, 2010 National Draft (F/S)
Height 188 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Position(s) Defender
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2011–2014 West Coast 28 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2014.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Football career

The son of Michael Brennan, who played 179 games for West Coast between 1987 and 1995, Brennan played for East Fremantle in the West Australian Football League (WAFL) before being drafted under the Father-Son Rule with West Coast's fourth-round selection, pick number 62 overall, in the 2010 National Draft.[1] Playing mainly as a defender, Brennan was a mature-age recruit, and made his debut against North Melbourne in round five of the 2012 season.[2]

Brennan was the first son of a West Coast Eagles player to also be listed at the club.[3] His cousin, Fraser McInnes, is currently listed at the club.[4]

Brennan was delisted by West Coast at the end of the 2014 season.[5] He had played at AFL level only twice during the season.[6]

See also


  1. Jacob BRENNAN (East Fremantle) – WAFLOnline. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
  2. Brennan to make history – West Coast Eagles. Published 4 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
  3. Eagles swing axe as they swoop on Brennan junior – WAtoday. Published 20 September 2010. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
  4. West Coast cousins Jacob Brennan and Fraser McInnes in line for AFL debuts – PerthNow. Published 2 May 2012. Retrieved 4 May 2012.
  5. "List changes" – West Coast Eagles. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  6. Jacob Brennan playing statistics – AFL Tables. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
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