Speakers Profile - Dermott Brereton

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After an illustrious career with the Hawthorn football club where he played in five premiership sides and represented his state on nine occasions, Dermott has forged a successful career as a television presenter, football commentator, newspaper columnist, and radio host.

Still wearing the sports media personality hat, today Dermott is busy with Foxtel, providing match commentary and hosting his own show on Foxtel's new channel Fox Footy.

Throughout Dermott's illustrious 20 year association at Channel Nine, Dermott hosted and provided special comments for Channel Nine's Friday Night Football, was a regular panelist for the AFL Footy Show and was a weekly panelist for Nine's Sunday Footy show.

Dermott also had a 2 year stint hosting Channel Seven's prime time football program, The Game as well as also hosted Sportsworld nationally and played an integral part in Channel Seven's Sydney 2000 Olympic Games coverage.

In 2007, Dermott joined the cast of the award winning Channel Nine prime-time travel show Getaway; marking his transition from AFL sport's personality to national prime-time lifestyle host. Dermott's versatility on TV has seen him take on several high profile roles. From being Steve Jacobs' fill in weather man, to being a presenter on The Today show, to hosting Victoria's popular travel show Postcards.

Five Day & Five Night Premierships with Hawthorn (1983, 1995, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992)
Hawthorn best-and-fairest and leading goal kicker (1985)
9 x Victorian State of Origin player
AFL Hall of Fame recipient
3 x All Australian team
Kicked 8 goals in a Grand Final (third highest scorer in all AFL GF history)
Kicked 464 goals from 211 games