Peter McKenna, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Peter McKenna

Australian rules footballer

Date of Birth: 27-Aug-1946

Place of Birth: Victoria, Australia

Profession: sports commentator, Australian rules footballer

Zodiac Sign: Virgo

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About Peter McKenna

  • Peter McKenna (born 27 August 1946 in Brunswick West, Victoria) is a former Australian rules footballer who represented Collingwood and Carlton in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1960s and 1970s.
  • He also represented Devonport in the North West Football Union (NWFU), and Northcote, Port Melbourne and Geelong West in the Victorian Football Association (VFA). Regarded as one of the best full-forwards to ever play the game, McKenna holds the VFL/AFL record for the longest sequence of matches in which he scored at least one goal: 121 matches.
  • A mop-top hairstyle, genial grin and a gift for taking chest high marks won McKenna adulation in the 1960s and 1970s as the game's first multimedia star.
  • He continued his involvement in the game as a commentator with the Seven Network during the 1980s and 1990s.

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