Nathan Brown is a highly popular radio and television sports presenter and a former AFL champion, he played for Richmond and the Western Bulldogs. He played a total of 219 senior AFL matches and kicked 349 goals.
Recruited from Golden Square and then the Bendigo Pioneers in the TAC Cup to the Western Bulldogs in the AFL, Brown made a name for himself as a dangerous medium-sized forward.
He played with the Bulldogs from 1997 to 2003, where he won the goal kicking twice and then crossed town to Richmond in the prime of his career.
In 2005 while leading every award in the AFL he succumbed to a shocking broken leg in Round 10 which ended his season.
Brown has a number of achievements and accolades to his name. Morrish Medal Winner 1996), All Australian (2001 & 2002), International Rules Series (2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 including Jim Stynes Medal in 2004), 100 Tiger Treasures “Goal of the Century” Nominee (2008).
In November 2009, Nathan Brown announced his retirement from the AFL after realising a persistent groin injury would not stand up to another season of AFL football.
In 2010, Brown joined The Sunday Footy Show as a regular panellist and Triple M as an AFL commentator. In 2014, Brown was lured to and is part of the Nine TODAY Show as a sports presenter. Nathan added hosting NINE’s Future Stars to his resume 2015.
Nathan has become a large and important part of the 3AW AFL commentary team, as well as filling in for their various Sports shows across the network.
In 2015, Nathan joined Sportsbet as a Brand Ambassador.
Brown is married to Kristine Fabiyanic and they have two daughters, and a son.
Together, Nathan and Kristine have a business called Scent of Home (SOH), a beautiful collection of highly concentrated, 100% soy, coconut and almond oil wax candles. Made from only the freshest, natural ingredients, The Scent of Home burns clean, allowing you to enjoy the unique fragrances such as Fig Tree, Sunraysia, Night Jasmine and Australia’s only Brass and Copper candle range.
2 x All Australian team
Morrish Medal winner (1996)
Jim Stynes Medal (2004)
Kicked 348 goals from 219 games