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John Kennedy, Jr.
Personal information
Birth 22 November 1959(1959-11-22), unknown
Recruited from
Height and weight 190cm/91kg
Playing career¹
Debut 1979, Hawthorn vs. n/a, at n/a
Team(s) Hawthorn (1979—1991)

241 games, 211 goals

¹ Statistics to end of 1991 season
Career highlights

John "Kanga" Kennedy, Jr. (born 22 November 1959) is an Australian former Australian rules footballer, and the son of legendary Hawthorn footballer and coach John Kennedy, Sr..

Kennedy, Jr. was a four time premiership player with the Hawthorn FC and is also the father of Josh Kennedy. In 1993, Kennedy was appointed as assistant coach to Peter Knights.

Kennedy played a total of 241 games for the Hawthorn FC, placing him 11th in the list of most club matches in Hawthorn history at the end of the 2005 season. [1]

In 1995, Kennedy was elected to the board of directors of the Hawthorn FC, of which he is no longer a member.


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