Billy Brownless established himself as one of Geelong’s most important players, when he filled the void left by the then retired Gary Ablett, kicking 81 goals and gaining All-Australian selection.
TOPICS: MC, HOST, SPEAKER, CELEBRITY, SPORT In 1991 Billy Brownless established himself as one of Geelong’s most important players, when he filled the void left by the then retired Gary Ablett, kicking 81 goals and gaining All-Australian selection. Despite four Grand Final appearances, Brownless has never played in a winning side, going close in 1989 when he played at full forward in Geelong’s epic Grand Final against Hawthorn. However, Billy Brownless had to contend with a number of injuries in the final few years of his career and at the end of the 1997 season Brownless announced his retirement, finishing the career of one of Geelong’s most effervescent characters. Billy Brownless now pursues an active media career with involvement on high profile programs such as Channel 9’s The Footy Show and Sunday Footy Show, as well as commentary and hosting on Sports AFL programs. A great character on and off air, Billy Brownless continues to rank as a hit with audiences everywhere. The former high-flying Geelong forward is best known for his decade long involvement with the Nine Network’s Logie award winning program The Footy Show. Based in Melbourne, but travels Australia wide.