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Andrew Mackie – Geelong #4

Andrew has been a key member of the Geelong side during the most successful period in the clubs history. He is now a triple Premiership player at Geelong with over 250 games experience.

With the recent departure of some of the Geelong veterans Andrew is a very senior member of the Cats side and will play an important role in Geelong’s push for more premiership glory.

Q: Which Junior Clubs did you play for and what was the highlight of your junior career?

A: I played for Sacred Heart College and Glenelg Football Club. The highlight was playing in year 12 with good mates. We had a lot of fun and I really enjoyed playing footy.

Q: Who was your AFL Idol as a kid and why?

A: Tony Modra. I went for the Crows and I enjoyed watching him taking hangers.

Q: What were you doing on the day you got drafted?

A: I was just at home. I had just got back from Schoolies the night before and I had friends and family over.

Q: What has been the highlight of your AFL career so far?

A: Winning three premierships with the Cats has been amazing.

Q: What are some of your interests outside of football?

A: I enjoy horse racing and breeding horses.

Q: If you weren’t playing football what would you be doing for a job?

A: I’m not 100% sure at the moment. I’m hoping to play footy for as long as I can and I’ll work it out once I get a bit closer to finishing my AFL career.