|Full name||David John McNamara|
|Date of birth||22 January 1887|
|Place of birth||Boosey, near Yarrawonga|
|Date of death||15 August 1967(aged 80)|
|Place of death||Caulfield, Victoria|
|Debut||12 August 1905, St Kilda
vs. South Melbourne, at Junction Oval
|Height||193 cm (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||89 kg (196 lb)|
|1905–1923||St Kilda||122 (187)|
|1914, 1922–1923||St Kilda||50 (22–26–2)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1923.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Lured to the Essendon Association side in 1909 (kicking 107 goals in the 1912 season) he resumed with St Kilda in 1914.
Following his retirement from football, McNamara established himself in a new career as a racehorse trainer, which he continued until about 1958. His period in the racing industry included serving as president with the Victorian Trainers' Association.
- http://digital.slv.vic.gov.au/view/action/nmets.do?DOCCHOICE=1711501.xml&dvs=1353312696462~795&locale=en&search_terms=&adjacency=&usePid1=true&usePid2=true see pages 2 and 19
- "NOT LOST THE ART". The Daily News (Perth, WA : 1882 - 1950). Perth, WA: National Library of Australia. 8 October 1931. p. 2 Edition: HOME (FINAL) EDITION. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Dave McNamara.|
- Dave McNamara at AustralianFootball.com
- Saints honour roll
- Australian Dictionary of Biography: McNamara, David John (1887–1967)
- David John "Long Dave" McNamara (1887–1967) Gravesite at Brighton General Cemetery (Vic)
- AFL Player Statistics (Round by Round): St Kilda Football Club 1905