Ryan Davis (Australian footballer)

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Ryan Davis
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-06-07) 7 June 1989 (age 27)
Original team(s) Willoughby Wildcats
North Shore Bombers
Draft No. 62 2008 AFL Rookie Draft
No. 38 2016 AFL Rookie Draft
Debut 17 May 2008, West Coast
vs. North Melbourne, at Gold Coast Stadium
Height / weight 189cm / 82kg
Club information
Current club Gold Coast
Number 39
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2008–2009 West Coast 14 (4)
2016– Gold Coast 19 (15)
Total 33 (19)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2016.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Ryan Davis (born 7 June 1989) is an Australian rules footballer playing for the Gold Coast Suns in the Australian Football League (AFL).[1]


He started his senior football career at the North Shore Bombers before catching the eye of West Coast Eagle talent scouts. Signing a scholarship with the club in 2007, Davis had an outstanding year playing first grade for North Shore and the Under 18 NSW state team. After collecting 2nd in the North Shore best and Fairest, best first year player and playing an important part in both a North Shore premiership (in which he won best on ground) and NSW series win Ryan was offered a rookie spot with West Coast for the 2008 season.

Davis made his AFL debut for the West Coast Eagles at Gold Coast Stadium versus North Melbourne in Round 8 of the 2008 AFL season and continued to play 11 games in his debut season. After this he moved to Swan Districts and went on to play in a premiership and win a league best and fairest.

After six years out of the AFL, he was recruited by Gold Coast in the 2016 rookie draft.[2]


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