How an Eagle crossed borders
JOSH Kennedy’s parents crossed the border from Canberra to Victoria because they wanted their first son to be born in the latter state.
The West Coast Eagles forward revealed at a business breakfast last week that his parents wanted him born a Victorian despite living in Canberra at the time.
Jamie Kennedy and Jenny Peterson played for the Canberra Cannons and Capitals respectively and met at the Australian Institute of Sport.
Kennedy, of Wembley, talked about his first job working at Bedshed in Morley where he gave himself the title of “warehouse manager” and eventually went on to run JK Moves and Sleepy’s Osborne Park, but sold both businesses two years ago.
Multiple Sclerosis Society of WA chief executive Marcus Stafford revealed the new father’s softer side by saying he was no stranger to people at MSWA accommodation.
Stafford said the MS volunteer of five years would take his puppy to visit people
Josh Kennedy’s parents wanted him born in Victoria.