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Jack O'Brien
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Full name Jack O'Brien
Date of birth September 25, 1887
Recruited from South Ballarat
Height/Weight 184 cm / 85 kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1912-13
1917-18
Total -
Essendon
Fitzroy
15 (1)
6 (1)
21 (2)   

1 Playing statistics to end of 1918 season .

Jack O'Brien (September 25, 1887 - March 8, 1959) was an Australian rules footballer who played for Essendon and Fitzroy in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

A premiership player in his debut season, O'Brien played from the back pocket in Essendon's 1912 VFL Grand Final triumph. He was also used as a follower and returned to his original club South Ballarat for the second half of the 1913 season. After playing at Fitzroy in 1917 and 1918, O'Brien crossed to Northcote in 1919.

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