Andrew Donnelly is best known for running insurance broking group Australian Reliance and being an AFL footballer. He played with the West Coast Eagles in the Australian Football League from 1996 to 2000. In 1996, he was awarded the best first year player award and won the AFL Rising Star award. Mr Donnelly retired from AFL in 2001. With business partner Kim Hanson, he established insurance broker West Coast Group in 1998. It changed its name to Australian Reliance in 2008 and expanded nationally. The business was sold to PSC Insurance Group in 2016 after getting into financial difficulties.