|Full name||Dean McRae|
|Date of birth||12 November 1968|
|Height/Weight||186 cm / 90 kg|
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1996 season.
At the time of his arrival at the club, McRae was a Queenslander, recruited to North Melbourne from Sandgate. His family had moved to Bribie Island from Victoria in the late 1980s. He played in six seasons for North Melbourne.
He averaged 16 disposals a game from his 18 appearances for the Swans in 1993. After another solid season in 1994, McRae was the fifth leading disposal getter at the club in 1995. He lost his place in the Sydney team early in the 1996 season and took no further part in their run to the grand final, where they would be defeated by McRae's former club.