Games Played 37
Career 1995 - 1997
Guernsey Number 8
Date of Birth 14/03/1974
A gun junior Victorian footballer, Jason McCartney had a 13-year career spanning stints at Collingwood, Adelaide and North Melbourne. He joined Adelaide from the Magpies ahead of the 1995 season. While he was still at the Club in 1997 he missed the grand final, before switching to North Melbourne and losing against his former team one year later.
In 1999 he missed the Kangaroos’ premiership due to suspension. Off the field he suffered severe burns during the 2002 Bali Bombings and was lucky to survive. He fought his way back into North’s best-22 in 2003, however he announced his retirement after the final siren of his comeback game.