David Bain (Australian footballer)

David Bain (born 2 May 1966) is a retired Australian rules footballer who played for the Brisbane Bears and Fitzroy in the Australian Football League (AFL). Bain started his career in the WAFL with East Perth Football Club playing 72 games with them from 1985 to 1988 and kicking 41 goals. He was their best and fairest winner in 1988 and also won that year's Sandover Medal.

David Bain
Personal information
Date of birth (1966-05-02) 2 May 1966
Place of birth Albany, Western Australia
Original team(s) Maylands
Draft No. 16, 1988 national draft
Height 176 cm (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 67 kg (148 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1989–1993 Brisbane Bears 86 (44)
1994 Fitzroy 12 0(4)
Total 98 (48)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1994.
Career highlights
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

In 1989 he left Western Australia and joined the Brisbane Bears. Bain was the joint winner of Brisbane's best and fairest in 1990 with Martin Leslie. He also finished equal fourth in the Brownlow Medal count. In 1994 he crossed to Fitzroy and spent a season with the club.

The third part of his career was spent in the QAFL where he had a successful stint as captain of the Southport Sharks, leading them to four premierships and winning two Grogan Medals.

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