Andrew Ireland

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Player[edit]

Play 110 games for Collingwood between 1975 and 1980. 4 Grand Final appreances for 3 losses and a draw(1979).
Represented Victoria twice.

Administrator[edit]

Move to Queensland and was involved in Football Administration with the QAFL.

Brisbane Bears/Lions[edit]

CEO of the Brisbane Bears, 1990 - 2001.
Brisbane won it's first of three premierships in a row in 2001.

Sydney Swans[edit]

In 2002 he joined the Sydney Swans as a consultant, and then Head of Football in 2003.
CEO of the Swans from 2010.
Sydney won it's first premiership in 2005, and a subsequent one in 2012.

Honours[edit]

2001 - Australian Sports Medal
2004 - Brisbane Lions Life Member
2006 - AFL Life Membership