Danny Frawley

Danny Frawley
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Frawley at a pre-season match in March 2017
Personal information
Full nameDaniel Patrick Frawley
Nickname(s)Spud
Date of birth(1963-09-08)8 September 1963
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria, Australia
Date of death9 September 2019(2019-09-09) (aged 56)
Place of deathMillbrook, Victoria, Australia
Original team(s)Bungaree
Height191 cm (6 ft 3 in)
Weight95 kg (209 lb)
Position(s)Full back
Playing career1
YearsClubGames (Goals)
1984–1995St Kilda240 (13)
Representative team honours
YearsTeamGames (Goals)
1987–1994Victoria11
Coaching career
YearsClubGames (W–L–D)
2000–2004Richmond113 (45–68–0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1995.
Career highlights

Club

Representative

Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Daniel Patrick Frawley (8 September 1963 – 9 September 2019) was an Australian rules football player, coach, administrator, commentator and media personality. He captained the St Kilda Football Club for nine seasons over his 240-game playing career from 1984 to 1995, was the club's best and fairest winner in 1988 and was named in the All-Australian team the same year. Frawley coached Richmond for five seasons from 2000 to 2005, including to a preliminary final in 2001. He later was chief executive of the AFL Coaches Association. As a media personality, Frawley contributed as special commentator for Nine Network, Triple M, 1116 SEN and Fox Footy; he was also co-host of the Fox Footy program Bounce.

Football career

Frawley was recruited from Ballarat after attending St Patrick's College, Ballarat. He worked as a potato farmer in Bungaree, which led to his nickname of "Spud". He initially played as a forward but soon became a renowned full-back.[1] He captained the St Kilda Football Club for nine seasons over his 240-game playing career from 1984 to 1995, was the club's best and fairest winner in 1988 and was named in the All-Australian team the same year.[2] He was the longest serving captain of the St Kilda Football Club.[3] He was inducted into the Saints' hall of fame in 2007.[4]

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