Stylish three quarter with a great turn of pace, Mitch Brennan's injury-ridden career started controversially. In 1975, on a personal trip to America, he trialled with the Toronto Argonauts (gridiron) but was not offered a contract. Two years later, the promising Brisbane Souths junior was coaxed by his former coach Harry Bath to play for St George in a trial match at Grafton. Brennan made the mistake of playing under the pseudonym 'Mickey Lane' in order to save potential embarrassment if he missed selection and wa...
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