Matthew Kennedy (footballer, born 1970)

Matthew Kennedy (born 4 February 1970) is a former Australian rules footballer who played in the Australian Football League (AFL). The son of St Kilda player Des Kennedy, he was recruited from Queensland team, Southport. Kennedy played during the 1990s for both the Brisbane Bears and the Brisbane Lions after the Bears merged with Fitzroy. After 188 games of league football, he retired during the 2001 season, the year Brisbane won the first of their three consecutive flags.

Matthew Kennedy
Personal information
Full name Matthew Kennedy
Date of birth (1970-02-04) 4 February 1970
Original team(s) Southport
Height 191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Position(s) Wing
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1990–1996 Brisbane Bears 113 (25)
1997–2001 Brisbane Lions 075 0(5)
Total 188 (30)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2001.
Sources: AFL Tables,


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