Date of birth
7 March 1972
1993 AFL Draft
183 cm / 94 kg
Representative team honours
International team honours
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2004 season.
2 State and international statistics correct as of 2001.
David King (born 7 March 1972) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the North Melbourne Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He debuted for the Kangaroos in 1994 after being recruited from Port Melbourne Football Club at the age of 22. He went on to play 241 games and kicked 145 goals, winning premierships in 1996 and 1999.
He represented Victoria in
State of Origin on more than one occasion, including in 1998. He is notable for holding a VFL/AFL record by playing in Preliminary Finals for seven consecutive years from his debut year in 1994 to 2000.
He was twice an AFL
All-Australian and retired at the end of the 2004 season. He then joined the Richmond Football Club as an assistant coach in 2005. [1 ]
He is currently a commentator for
Fox Footy and SEN 1116. He won the Most Outstanding Television Special Comments award at the 2012 AFL Media Awards. [2 ]
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