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Arnold Briedis

Arnold Briedis
Personal information
Date of birth (1955-08-20) 20 August 1955 (ageĀ 58)
Original teamParamount
Debut1972, North Melbourne
Height/Weight189 cm / 86 kg
Playing career1

North Melbourne (1972-83)

  • 161 games, 279 goals
1 Playing statistics to end of 1983 season .
Career highlights


  • North Melbourne leading goalkicker 1980
  • North Melbourne premiership player 1975, 1977

Arnold Briedis (born 20 August 1955) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for North Melbourne in the VFL during the 1970s.

A centre half forward, Briedis was a member of North Melbourne's inaugural premiership side in 1975, kicking 5 goals in the grand final. In the 1977 VFL Grand Final, Briedis kicked seven points and his inaccuracy at goal nearly cost North Melbourne the premiership when they drew with Collingwood.[1] However, Briedis became the club's best goalkicker in the decider when he kicked accurately with 5 goals. His tally of 38 goals in finals football was a record for North Melbourne until in was passed by Wayne Carey in the 1990s.

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External links

  • Arnold Briedis's statistics from AFL Tables
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