Daniel Currie

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Daniel Currie
Personal information
Full name Daniel Currie
Date of birth (1989-02-15) 15 February 1989 (age 26)
Original team Northern Knights /Eltham / Parade College
Draft #49 2006, Sydney Swans
#56 2012, North Melbourne
Height/Weight 201 cm / 96 kg
Position(s) Ruck
Club information
Current club North Melbourne
Number 1
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2014– North Melbourne 3 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of Round 5, 2014 season.

Daniel Currie (born 15 February 1989) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the North Melbourne in the Australian Football League. Currie was originally drafted to the Sydney Swans with the 49th selection in the 2006 AFL Draft, but was delisted by the Swans at the end of 2011 without having made his AFL debut.

Through the years of 2007, 2008 and 2009 Currie sustained numerous and injuries whilst plying his trade in the reserves.[1] His 2010 season was much improved however as he managed to finally get his body right and play the vast majority of the year. He was unable to break into the seniors side due to the emergence of Mike Pyke and the outstanding form of Shane Mumford. He found it difficult to find a spot in the 2011 seniors side as well with Mark Seaby also competing for a position. He was delisted at the end of the season.[2]

Currie moved to South Australia to play for North Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League in 2012.[3] By the end of the season, he was suggested as a potential replacement for Kurt Tippett who left Adelaide,[4] but he was recruited by North Melbourne with the 56th selection in the 2012 AFL Draft.[5]

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