David Mundy

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David Mundy
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David Mundy, May 2014
Personal information
Full name David Mundy
Date of birth (1985-07-20) 20 July 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Seymour, Victoria
Original team Murray Bushrangers (TAC Cup)
Draft #19, 2003 National Draft, Fremantle
Height/Weight 192cm / 91kg
Position(s) Midfielder/Forward
Club information
Current club Fremantle
Number 16
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2005– Fremantle 212 (82)
International team honours
Years Team Games (Goals)
2006 Australia 2
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2015 season.
Career highlights

David Mundy (born 20 July 1985), in Seymour, Victoria is an Australian rules footballer with the Fremantle Football Club. He plays as a half back flanker or midfielder and began his football career at Murray Bushrangers in the TAC Cup.

Fremantle career[edit]

Mundy was drafted by Fremantle at selection 19 at the 2003 AFL Draft. This selection was traded to Fremantle by the Western Bulldogs in return for Steven Koops. Upon moving to WA in 2004 he was allocated to the Subiaco Football Club in the West Australian Football League (WAFL).

He spent the entire 2004 season playing with Subiaco and was a part of their premiership team. Impressive WAFL form continued into 2005 and he was selected by Fremantle to make his AFL debut at the MCG against Melbourne in Round 6. His poise and composure in defence saw Mundy maintain his position in the side for all 17 remaining games for the season. In round 14 he was recognised by the AFL by being nominated for the AFL Rising Star award. In the final voting he came 3rd behind Brett Deledio and Ryan Griffen with 15 votes. He also was awarded the 2005 Beacon Award as the best young talent on the Fremantle list.

Mundy started the 2008 season in good form, and was shifted to a midfield role late in the season in order to utilise his kicking ability.[1] In 2009 he played his 100th game and was only the eighth player in league history to play them consecutively from debut.[2] He played 124 consecutive games from his debut until he was a late withdrawal due to stomach cramps before the Round 17, 2010 match against the Western Bulldogs.[3]

2010 was his best season to date, and he was recognised by being named in the 40-man squad for the 2010 All-Australian team[4] and also won the Doig Medal as Fremantle's best player for the year.[5] At the end of the 2010 season, there was much speculation that Mundy would not renew his contract with Fremantle and would instead either return to play in Melbourne, or be recruited by the new Gold Coast Football Club.[6] However, he rejected all other offers and re-signed with Fremantle in September 2010 for an additional four years.[7]

Statistics[edit]

Statistics are correct to the end of the 2014 season [8]
Legend
 G  Goals  B  Behinds  K  Kicks  H  Handballs  D  Disposals  M  Marks  T  Tackles
Season Team # Games G B K H D M T G B K H D M T
Totals Averages (per game)
2005 Fremantle 16 17 1 3 136 128 264 78 23 0.1 0.2 8.0 7.5 15.5 4.6 1.4
2006 Fremantle 16 25 1 5 253 165 418 141 44 0.0 0.2 10.1 6.6 16.7 5.6 1.8
2007 Fremantle 16 22 10 2 218 135 353 123 49 0.4 0.1 9.9 6.1 16.0 5.6 2.2
2008 Fremantle 16 22 10 7 209 164 373 106 63 0.4 0.3 9.5 7.4 17.0 4.8 2.9
2009 Fremantle 16 22 15 14 217 194 411 110 69 0.7 0.6 9.9 8.8 18.7 5.0 3.1
2010 Fremantle 16 22 12 8 244 263 507 80 105 0.6 0.4 11.1 12.0 23.0 3.6 4.8
2011 Fremantle 16 12 7 5 137 148 285 44 68 0.6 0.4 11.4 12.3 23.8 3.7 5.7
2012 Fremantle 16 22 8 12 306 181 487 94 88 0.4 0.6 13.9 8.2 22.1 4.3 4.0
2013 Fremantle 16 22 7 9 318 214 532 90 120 0.3 0.4 14.4 9.7 24.2 4.1 5.4
2014 Fremantle 16 24 11 12 342 246 588 87 109 0.5 0.5 14.2 10.2 24.5 3.6 4.5
Career 210 82 77 2380 1838 4218 953 738 0.4 0.4 11.3 8.8 20.1 4.5 3.5

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