David Mundy, May 2014
|Full name||David Mundy|
|Date of birth||20 July 1985|
|Place of birth||Seymour, Victoria|
|Original team(s)||Murray Bushrangers (TAC Cup)|
|Draft||No. 19, 2003 national draft|
|Height / weight||192 cm / 89 kg|
|International team honours|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
2 State and international statistics correct as of 2006.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
David Mundy (born 20 July 1985) is an Australian rules footballer who plays for the Fremantle Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL). He plays as a half back flanker or midfielder and began his football career at Murray Bushrangers in the TAC Cup. He was the captain of Fremantle during the 2016 season.
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. In 2009, he played his 100th game and was only the eighth player in league history to play them consecutively from debut. 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.
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 and also won the Doig Medal as Fremantle's best player for the year. 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. However, he rejected all other offers and re-signed with Fremantle in September 2010 for an additional four years.
- Statistics are correct to the end of the 2016 season
|Totals||Averages (per game)|
- Schmook, Nathan (14 February 2009) Midfield role for Mundy as Freo finds a leader
- Milestone fair reward for Docker Mundy
- Denham, Greg (29 July 2010). "Tarrant to make derby return". The Australian. Archived from the original on 21 October 2011.
- All-Australian team to have up to 17 first-time players
- It's David's Doig
- David Mundy counts down to big call
- Mundy signs with Fremantle
- David Mundy's player profile at AFL Tables