Tyler Brown became the 43rd father-son player in Collingwood history when he ran out on to Marvel Stadium on Friday night.

He also joined brother Callum in becoming the 44th combination of brothers to have played senior games in the black-and-white guernsey.

And father Gavin, meanwhile, became only the fifth former Magpie to have produced two sons to have played senior football for the club.

The first son of a former Magpie to play for the club was Charlie Pannam Jnr (son of Charlie Pannam Snr), who debuted in 1917. The two most recent to debut were Josh Daicos and Callum himself, back in 2017.

The 18-year-old Tyler, who was taken with pick 50 in the 2017 National Draft, became player #1155 in Collingwood's VFL/AFL debut order listings.

The four other past players to have produced two Magpie sons before 1990 Premiership legend Gavin are Charlie Pannam Snr, Syd Coventry, Brian Beers and Ray Shaw. David Cloke and Bill Twomey Snr each produced three footballing sons.

The sibling stats are just as intriguing. The Browns became the 44th set of brothers where all have played senior football for the Pies. That number includes eight sets of three brothers and one set of four (Bob, Bill, Kevin and Ralph Rose), meaning the total number of senior-playing Magpie siblings rose to 98 on Friday night.

There are a further 66 known instances where at least one brother of a senior player has played or trained at the club but could not manage a senior game.  

Team of father-sons

B: Jason Cloke, Jack Green, Heath Shaw

HB: Rhyce Shaw, Darcy Moore, Jamie Turner

C: Charlie Pannam Jnr, Bill Twomey Jnr, Mark Beers

HF: Nick Davis, Travis Cloke, Callum Brown

F: Gary Wallis, Mark Richardson, Graeme Dunstan

R: Mick Twomey, Paul Tuddenham, Alby Pannam

Int: Wes Fellowes, Cameron Cloke, Robert Rose, Josh Daicos

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Post Match: Tyler Brown

Hear from debutant Tyler Brown after his first game in the black and white.

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Highlights: Superb teamwork from Brown brothers

Cal Brown slots a sensational goal after great work from his brother Tyler

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