AFL star Billy Brownless quits Footy Show after 27 years

AFL star Billy Brownless quits Footy Show after 27 years
AFL star Billy Brownless quits Footy Show after 27 years
Billy Brownless QUITS The Footy Show after 27 years at Channel Nine - as the AFL veteran admits he's 'finally had enough'

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Billy Brownless has quit The Footy Show after 27 years.

The Former Geelong star, 54,  announced that he is bringing his career with Channel Nine to an end and that this AFL season will be his last.

The retired Aussie Rules player started his TV career on the Thursday edition of The Footy Show in 1994 and joined the Sunday Footy Show a couple of years later.

End of an era! Former Geelong footballer Billy Brownless, 54, (pictured) has quit The Footy Show after 27 years at Channel Nine

End of an era! Former Geelong footballer Billy Brownless, 54, (pictured) has quit The Footy Show after 27 years at Channel Nine

His decision to step away from the spotlight comes as no surprise to network bosses, with the former Cats star revealing to the Herald Sun that he told bosses that he was considering retiring last season.

'I have been part of the Footy Show world for 27 years,' he said, adding: 'The time has come to hang up the boots and microphone and to have Sundays off.

'I started with the Footy Show with

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