David Armitage (footballer)

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David Armitage
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Personal information
Full name David Armitage
Date of birth (1988-06-16) 16 June 1988 (age 26)
Original team Morningside (QAFL)
Draft #9, 2006 National Draft, St Kilda
Height/Weight 183cm / 84kg
Club information
Current club St Kilda
Number 20
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2007– St Kilda 107 (67)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2014 season.

David Armitage (born 16 June 1988) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the St Kilda Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

AFL career[edit]

Armitage was drafted by the Saints with pick Number 9 in the 2006 AFL Draft. He grew up in the rugby league stronghold of Mackay in central Queensland, played for Morningside in an AFLQ grand final as a 17-year old.

At the NAB National Draft Camp he impressed with finishing first in the "Agility Test and placed in the top 10 for both the "Beep Test" and 3 km Time Trial.

Armitage made his AFL debut in Round 8, 2007 against Hawthorn.

Armitage played in St Kilda’s 2008 NAB Cup winning side - the club's third preseason cup win.[1][2]

Armitage played in three of 22 matches in the 2009 season's home and away rounds in which St Kilda qualified in first position for the finals series, winning the club’s third minor premiership.[3]

As of the end of the 2009 season, Armitage had played in two finals series matches and one preseason cup final.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St Kilda wins NAB cup". The Age. March 8, 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  2. ^ "Saints are NAB Cup Champions in 2008". Jeld-Wen. 8 March 2008. Retrieved 2009-11-07. 
  3. ^ "2009 Season Scores and Results - Ladder". AFL Tables. 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-08. 

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