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Gavin Brown

Gavin Brown

1987-2000
26

254CFC Games Played

195CFC Goals

Date of Birth
25 September 1967
Recruited From
Templestowe
Collingwood Debut
Round 1, 1987
Height:
184cm
Weight:
86kg

Biography

Brown’s commitment to the Collingwood cause made him a favorite at the club. He started as a winger when he came from Templestowe and showed himself to be an absolutely fearless player in all situations.

Alongside Gavin Crosisca, Damian Monkhorst and Mick McGuane, he played in the Collingwood under-19s premiership side of 1986 and that was the launching pad for the team that would eventually win the 1990 senior Grand Final. Off the field he was extremely quiet in his early years and thus earned the nickname of “Rowdy”.

Brown was a popular and integral part of the 1990 flag team and when he was felled at quarter time it precipitated a huge brawl. He was made skipper in 1994, but struggled in 1995 and 1996 as hamstring injuries restricted him. Talk was rife of other clubs chasing him, but he stayed with the Magpies and continued to serve the club nobly.

Just when many were writing him off he made a brilliant response in 1997 and led the Victorian team in his best season for years. In the state game he showed the way to his teammates by totally negating the dangerous Darren Jarman.

Over the years much of Brown’s work was not reflected in statistics. His fierce tackling and tenacious work at ground level paved the way for others, and he was considered the ultimate team man.

He wasn’t keen on meekly handing over the Collingwood captaincy at the end of 1998, but the club considered it was time to pass the baton to Nathan Buckley. Even Buckley said in mid-season that he had not thought the change necessary and was afraid that change had been made for change’s sake.

His performances in 1999 showed that he still had plenty to offer when many thought that his battered body had absorbed enough punishment over the years. He came third in the club best and fairest voting and turned in a year of consistent high quality football.

In 1999, despite the side’s struggle at the foot of the ladder, he seemed to thrive on the enthusiasm that was generated by the youngsters around him.

His five seasons as captain from 1994 to 1998 would be enough on its own to ensure a place in Collingwood’s Hall of Fame, but he also won the Copeland Trophy as best and fairest on three occasions – 1989, 1994 and 1997- and was twice an All-Australian selection.

Ever the ultimate clubman, Brown was a conditioning assistant in 2001 before taking an assistant coaching post from 2002 until the end of 2007.

He then led the rebirth of the club’s stand alone VFL team, where he oversaw the development of several 2010 premiership stars before moving to Carlton at the end of the flag campaign.

After three years at Princes Park, Brown took up a role as a development coach at North Melbourne ahead of the 2014 season.

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Statistics

CFC Career Stats

Season played Games Goals Finals Win %
1987-2000 254 195 9 44%

CFC Season by Season Stats

Season GP GL B K H T D Guernsey No.
1987 16 7 4 179 81 27 260 26

1987 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Sydney L 0 0 12 9 21 26 View match >
Round 2 Carlton L 1 0 11 8 1 19 26 View match >
Round 3 Hawthorn L 0 0 10 5 1 15 26 View match >
Round 4 Richmond W 0 0 10 4 4 14 26 View match >
Round 5 Western Bulldogs W 1 1 16 8 4 24 26 View match >
Round 6 Brisbane W 2 0 17 4 2 21 26 View match >
Round 7 Melbourne L 0 0 12 10 3 22 26 View match >
Round 8 Essendon L 1 9 5 1 14 26 View match >
Round 9 St Kilda W 1 1 4 3 3 7 26 View match >
Round 10 West Coast L 11 1 12 26 View match >
Round 11 Geelong L 11 3 3 14 26 View match >
Round 12 Fitzroy W 1 11 4 1 15 26 View match >
Round 13 North Melbourne L 11 5 3 16 26 View match >
Round 14 Sydney L 2 13 5 18 26 View match >
Round 16 Hawthorn L 14 2 16 26 View match >
Round 17 Richmond L 7 5 1 12 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1988 23 6 4 282 211 37 493 26

1988 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Brisbane W 4 3 2 7 26 View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy W 7 6 3 13 26 View match >
Round 3 Richmond W 11 14 3 25 26 View match >
Round 4 West Coast W 1 16 13 29 26 View match >
Round 5 Carlton W 12 7 1 19 26 View match >
Round 6 Hawthorn L 1 1 9 8 17 26 View match >
Round 7 Essendon L 1 0 11 9 4 20 26 View match >
Round 8 Western Bulldogs W 1 0 11 12 2 23 26 View match >
Round 9 North Melbourne W 7 10 4 17 26 View match >
Round 10 Melbourne L 20 9 29 26 View match >
Round 11 Geelong W 15 14 4 29 26 View match >
Round 12 St Kilda W 9 8 3 17 26 View match >
Round 13 Sydney W 1 17 18 1 35 26 View match >
Round 14 Carlton W 2 18 7 1 25 26 View match >
Round 15 Fitzroy L 12 5 1 17 26 View match >
Round 16 Melbourne L 9 8 17 26 View match >
Round 17 North Melbourne D 1 14 7 1 21 26 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda W 15 8 3 23 26 View match >
Round 19 Brisbane W 1 18 8 1 26 26 View match >
Round 20 Essendon W 12 12 1 24 26 View match >
Round 21 West Coast L 14 11 1 25 26 View match >
Qualifying Final Carlton L 0 0 14 6 1 20 26 View match >
Semi Final Melbourne L 0 0 7 8 15 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1989 22 11 27 330 186 25 516 26

1989 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Hawthorn W 2 19 6 2 25 26 View match >
Round 2 Fitzroy L 23 6 29 26 View match >
Round 3 Brisbane W 2 13 5 3 18 26 View match >
Round 4 St Kilda W 1 14 9 1 23 26 View match >
Round 5 Sydney L 1 15 5 20 26 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne W 1 1 17 10 2 27 26 View match >
Round 7 Western Bulldogs W 20 9 1 29 26 View match >
Round 8 Carlton W 2 11 12 1 23 26 View match >
Round 9 Essendon L 1 18 6 1 24 26 View match >
Round 11 West Coast W 1 11 11 2 22 26 View match >
Round 12 Richmond W 1 1 13 14 1 27 26 View match >
Round 13 North Melbourne W 1 3 12 9 1 21 26 View match >
Round 14 Western Bulldogs L 11 9 1 20 26 View match >
Round 15 Carlton L 1 14 10 24 26 View match >
Round 16 Hawthorn L 12 7 2 19 26 View match >
Round 17 Geelong W 9 5 2 14 26 View match >
Round 18 Sydney L 1 13 6 3 19 26 View match >
Round 19 North Melbourne L 3 5 16 5 21 26 View match >
Round 20 Fitzroy W 2 2 20 7 27 26 View match >
Round 21 Richmond W 1 1 19 17 36 26 View match >
Round 22 West Coast W 2 22 12 2 34 26 View match >
Elimination Final Melbourne L 1 1 8 6 14 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1990 18 49 24 209 106 19 315 26

1990 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 West Coast L 1 9 5 14 26 View match >
Round 2 Carlton W 13 16 2 29 26 View match >
Round 3 Sydney W 1 9 8 17 26 View match >
Round 7 Hawthorn L 2 1 16 5 2 21 26 View match >
Round 8 Fitzroy W 3 2 10 3 13 26 View match >
Round 9 North Melbourne W 7 16 2 18 26 View match >
Round 13 Richmond W 3 2 14 1 1 15 26 View match >
Round 14 West Coast W 1 3 8 2 2 10 26 View match >
Round 15 Carlton W 3 2 16 9 25 26 View match >
Round 16 Sydney W 3 3 15 10 25 26 View match >
Round 19 Essendon L 5 8 3 1 11 26 View match >
Round 20 Hawthorn L 1 8 6 14 26 View match >
Round 21 Fitzroy W 1 7 3 2 10 26 View match >
Round 22 North Melbourne W 5 2 19 6 25 26 View match >
Qualifying Final West Coast D 3 1 13 11 2 24 26 View match >
Qualifying Final West Coast W 4 2 11 9 20 26 View match >
Semi Final Essendon W 5 4 13 4 4 17 26 View match >
Grand Final Essendon W 2 1 4 3 3 7 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1991 18 15 21 246 211 29 457 26

1991 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 4 St Kilda D 3 5 13 5 1 18 26 View match >
Round 5 Brisbane W 1 1 8 5 3 13 26 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne L 3 2 12 10 22 26 View match >
Round 8 Richmond L 1 2 10 6 2 16 26 View match >
Round 9 Geelong L 1 13 22 4 35 26 View match >
Round 10 Hawthorn L 11 14 25 26 View match >
Round 11 North Melbourne L 1 16 13 2 29 26 View match >
Round 12 Carlton L 1 11 4 1 15 26 View match >
Round 14 Sydney W 1 11 14 2 25 26 View match >
Round 15 Adelaide W 2 4 19 16 1 35 26 View match >
Round 16 Western Bulldogs W 2 21 16 2 37 26 View match >
Round 17 West Coast L 15 11 2 26 26 View match >
Round 18 Fitzroy W 1 1 12 8 1 20 26 View match >
Round 19 St Kilda W 1 17 17 1 34 26 View match >
Round 20 Brisbane W 13 7 1 20 26 View match >
Round 21 Melbourne W 1 16 15 1 31 26 View match >
Round 23 Richmond W 6 13 2 19 26 View match >
Round 24 Geelong L 2 22 15 3 37 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1992 16 9 9 207 108 25 315 26

1992 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 2 Brisbane W 1 0 11 17 1 28 26 View match >
Round 6 Hawthorn L 0 1 11 6 2 17 26 View match >
Round 7 North Melbourne W 0 1 23 10 1 33 26 View match >
Round 8 Carlton L 0 1 11 7 18 26 View match >
Round 9 Adelaide W 0 1 16 8 1 24 26 View match >
Round 10 Geelong W 0 0 18 2 4 20 26 View match >
Round 11 Fitzroy L 0 0 12 9 2 21 26 View match >
Round 12 St Kilda L 0 1 16 6 2 22 26 View match >
Round 13 West Coast W 1 0 11 7 18 26 View match >
Round 14 Western Bulldogs W 1 3 13 2 1 15 26 View match >
Round 16 Richmond W 2 1 14 11 1 25 26 View match >
Round 17 Brisbane W 1 11 3 1 14 26 View match >
Round 21 Hawthorn L 13 5 3 18 26 View match >
Round 22 North Melbourne W 2 9 5 3 14 26 View match >
Round 23 Carlton W 8 6 3 14 26 View match >
Elimination Final St Kilda L 1 0 10 4 14 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1993 12 9 6 125 74 11 199 26

1993 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Western Bulldogs W 0 1 9 10 1 19 26 View match >
Round 2 Geelong W 0 0 8 4 1 12 26 View match >
Round 3 Essendon W 0 0 17 9 1 26 26 View match >
Round 4 St Kilda L 2 1 14 4 1 18 26 View match >
Round 6 Carlton W 3 1 14 14 1 28 26 View match >
Round 9 Fitzroy L 1 16 5 1 21 26 View match >
Round 10 North Melbourne L 1 9 8 17 26 View match >
Round 11 Melbourne L 1 7 3 10 26 View match >
Round 12 Brisbane W 2 12 9 3 21 26 View match >
Round 13 West Coast L 4 1 5 26 View match >
Round 21 Carlton L 1 9 4 2 13 26 View match >
Round 22 Adelaide L 1 6 3 9 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1994 21 17 7 245 219 51 464 26

1994 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Fitzroy W 16 8 1 24 26 View match >
Round 2 Carlton W 9 12 3 21 26 View match >
Round 3 Western Bulldogs W 1 2 12 10 3 22 26 View match >
Round 5 Essendon L 17 9 1 26 26 View match >
Round 6 Melbourne L 11 11 3 22 26 View match >
Round 7 Geelong L 12 12 4 24 26 View match >
Round 8 St Kilda W 1 5 9 2 14 26 View match >
Round 9 North Melbourne L 1 5 8 13 26 View match >
Round 10 Hawthorn W 1 13 20 5 33 26 View match >
Round 11 Adelaide W 2 1 15 7 4 22 26 View match >
Round 12 Richmond L 10 7 3 17 26 View match >
Round 13 West Coast W 1 12 7 4 19 26 View match >
Round 14 Brisbane L 2 11 12 2 23 26 View match >
Round 15 Sydney W 2 14 7 4 21 26 View match >
Round 16 Fitzroy W 3 1 13 11 1 24 26 View match >
Round 20 Essendon W 14 13 2 27 26 View match >
Round 21 Melbourne W 1 11 16 2 27 26 View match >
Round 22 Geelong W 12 4 2 16 26 View match >
Round 23 St Kilda L 7 17 2 24 26 View match >
Round 24 North Melbourne L 17 9 2 26 26 View match >
Qualifying Final West Coast L 5 0 9 10 1 19 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1995 16 11 7 163 126 46 289 26

1995 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Carlton L 1 0 14 8 3 22 26 View match >
Round 2 West Coast L 1 1 15 12 6 27 26 View match >
Round 3 Geelong L 0 1 8 8 7 16 26 View match >
Round 4 Essendon D 0 0 10 11 4 21 26 View match >
Round 5 Hawthorn L 0 0 1 5 6 26 View match >
Round 8 Fremantle W 2 0 7 3 10 26 View match >
Round 12 Western Bulldogs D 1 1 14 4 18 26 View match >
Round 14 North Melbourne L 7 10 2 17 26 View match >
Round 15 Brisbane W 1 10 10 20 26 View match >
Round 16 Carlton L 1 14 10 5 24 26 View match >
Round 17 West Coast L 1 1 8 2 3 10 26 View match >
Round 18 Geelong W 1 13 10 1 23 26 View match >
Round 19 Essendon L 1 12 10 5 22 26 View match >
Round 20 Hawthorn W 0 1 7 5 1 12 26 View match >
Round 21 Richmond L 0 1 12 9 4 21 26 View match >
Round 22 Sydney L 2 0 11 9 5 20 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1996 20 10 11 120 140 23 260 26

1996 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Carlton L 2 12 4 16 26 View match >
Round 2 Melbourne W 3 3 1 6 26 View match >
Round 3 Sydney L 5 10 1 15 26 View match >
Round 5 Essendon W 3 2 8 7 15 26 View match >
Round 6 Adelaide W 1 4 4 1 8 26 View match >
Round 7 St Kilda L 1 5 5 10 26 View match >
Round 8 Brisbane L 1 9 8 2 17 26 View match >
Round 9 Geelong L 1 1 3 6 9 26 View match >
Round 10 Melbourne L 1 1 1 26 View match >
Round 12 Carlton L 1 1 3 2 1 5 26 View match >
Round 13 Richmond L 6 5 3 11 26 View match >
Round 14 Hawthorn L 1 4 8 1 12 26 View match >
Round 15 North Melbourne W 6 8 2 14 26 View match >
Round 16 Fitzroy W 4 8 12 26 View match >
Round 17 Western Bulldogs W 6 11 17 26 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda L 5 6 3 11 26 View match >
Round 19 Fremantle L 2 2 10 8 1 18 26 View match >
Round 20 Essendon L 4 12 3 16 26 View match >
Round 21 Adelaide W 1 7 17 24 26 View match >
Round 22 Brisbane W 15 8 4 23 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1997 22 1 4 171 206 36 377 26

1997 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Port Adelaide W 12 7 1 19 26 View match >
Round 2 Melbourne W 4 12 2 16 26 View match >
Round 3 St Kilda L 6 8 2 14 26 View match >
Round 4 Carlton L 6 10 16 26 View match >
Round 5 Essendon W 6 10 4 16 26 View match >
Round 6 Adelaide W 5 8 13 26 View match >
Round 7 North Melbourne W 4 11 5 15 26 View match >
Round 8 Western Bulldogs W 8 8 16 26 View match >
Round 9 Sydney L 8 13 2 21 26 View match >
Round 10 Hawthorn L 1 10 5 15 26 View match >
Round 11 Richmond L 1 14 11 3 25 26 View match >
Round 12 West Coast L 1 15 12 27 26 View match >
Round 13 Brisbane L 1 6 5 1 11 26 View match >
Round 14 Geelong L 6 13 19 26 View match >
Round 15 Fremantle W 15 7 2 22 26 View match >
Round 16 Port Adelaide L 1 7 11 1 18 26 View match >
Round 17 Melbourne W 11 7 2 18 26 View match >
Round 18 St Kilda L 2 7 2 9 26 View match >
Round 19 Carlton L 6 6 4 12 26 View match >
Round 20 Essendon W 7 12 2 19 26 View match >
Round 21 Adelaide L 4 16 1 20 26 View match >
Round 22 North Melbourne W 9 7 2 16 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1998 16 5 5 136 100 25 236 26

1998 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Hawthorn W 0 0 3 1 4 26 View match >
Round 2 West Coast L 1 6 4 10 26 View match >
Round 3 Western Bulldogs L 6 4 3 10 26 View match >
Round 10 Fremantle W 5 6 3 11 26 View match >
Round 11 North Melbourne L 8 10 1 18 26 View match >
Round 12 St Kilda L 10 8 18 26 View match >
Round 13 Adelaide L 1 1 5 4 3 9 26 View match >
Round 14 Brisbane L 16 11 1 27 26 View match >
Round 15 Geelong W 7 7 2 14 26 View match >
Round 16 Hawthorn W 15 8 2 23 26 View match >
Round 17 West Coast L 1 13 5 3 18 26 View match >
Round 18 Western Bulldogs L 11 9 4 20 26 View match >
Round 19 Richmond L 5 9 14 26 View match >
Round 20 Essendon L 2 1 7 5 2 12 26 View match >
Round 21 Carlton L 1 1 11 7 1 18 26 View match >
Round 22 Sydney L 1 8 2 10 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
1999 19 31 15 131 99 15 230 26

1999 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Hawthorn L 1 1 9 5 0 14 26 View match >
Round 2 Carlton L 1 1 8 5 2 13 26 View match >
Round 3 West Coast L 1 1 6 6 2 12 26 View match >
Round 4 Richmond L 1 2 9 10 0 19 26 View match >
Round 5 Essendon L 2 1 5 3 0 8 26 View match >
Round 6 North Melbourne L 3 0 8 5 0 13 26 View match >
Round 7 Brisbane L 0 0 0 1 0 1 26 View match >
Round 10 Sydney L 3 0 7 4 2 11 26 View match >
Round 11 Melbourne L 1 2 9 4 3 13 26 View match >
Round 12 Adelaide L 2 0 10 6 1 16 26 View match >
Round 13 St Kilda W 4 1 7 2 0 9 26 View match >
Round 14 Port Adelaide L 1 0 6 4 0 10 26 View match >
Round 15 Geelong L 3 0 8 9 2 17 26 View match >
Round 16 Hawthorn W 3 1 8 10 2 18 26 View match >
Round 17 Carlton L 1 0 6 10 0 16 26 View match >
Round 19 Richmond W 0 2 11 5 0 16 26 View match >
Round 20 Essendon L 1 1 5 3 1 8 26 View match >
Round 21 North Melbourne L 2 2 4 4 0 8 26 View match >
Round 22 Brisbane L 1 0 5 3 0 8 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
2000 15 14 6 77 59 14 136 26

2000 Season stats

Hide Season
RD VS Result GL B K H T D Guernsey No. Match Report
Round 1 Hawthorn W 0 0 3 6 0 9 26 View match >
Round 3 Carlton W 3 0 5 3 1 8 26 View match >
Round 7 Essendon L 2 0 5 3 2 8 26 View match >
Round 8 Fremantle L 0 0 0 4 0 4 26 View match >
Round 10 Richmond L 1 0 7 5 2 12 26 View match >
Round 11 West Coast L 0 0 1 4 0 5 26 View match >
Round 12 Geelong L 0 0 5 3 4 8 26 View match >
Round 13 Port Adelaide L 3 0 8 7 0 15 26 View match >
Round 14 Melbourne L 1 2 5 0 0 5 26 View match >
Round 15 St Kilda W 1 0 4 1 0 5 26 View match >
Round 16 Hawthorn L 0 0 6 5 1 11 26 View match >
Round 19 Sydney L 1 0 4 4 1 8 26 View match >
Round 20 Western Bulldogs L 0 3 7 6 1 13 26 View match >
Round 21 North Melbourne W 1 0 11 5 0 16 26 View match >
Round 22 Essendon L 1 1 6 3 2 9 26 View match >
Legend
  • # Guernsey
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • D Disposals
  • M Marks
  • T Tackles
*Player goal statistics included VFA (Victorian Football Association) results.
Totals 254 195 150 2621 1926 383 4547
Avg/Game   0.77 0.59 10.32 7.58 1.51 17.90
Legend
  • GP Games Played
  • GL Goals
  • B Behinds
  • K Kicks
  • H Handballs
  • T Tackles
  • D Disposals

Key Facts

CFC Debut Number

887

Total AFL Games
254
Total AFL Goals
195
CFC Debut
Round 1, 1987
CFC Last Game
Round 22, 2000
Recruited From
Templestowe
Full Name
Gavin Brown
Nickname
Rowdy

Awards

  • AFL Hall of Fame
    2008
  • x3
    All Australian
    1989, 1991, 1994
  • Life Members
    1996
  • x4
    Most Courageous Player
    1988, 1991, 1992, 1999
  • x2
    Wrecker Award
    1994, 1998
  • Best Finals Player (Bob Rose Award)
    1990
  • x2
    Teammate (Darren Millane Memorial Trophy)
    1991, 1994
  • CFC Hall of Fame
    2004
  • CFC Team of the Century
  • x3
    E.W. Copeland Trophy (Best and Fairest)
    1989, 1994, 1997
  • Runner up Best and Fairest (R.T. Rush Trophy)
    1991
  • x2
    Third Best and Fairest (J.J. Joyce Trophy)
    1988, 1999
  • x5
    Team Captain
    1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
  • Premiership
    1990
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