David Brown (footballer, born 1969)

David Brown (born 29 September 1969) is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for the Adelaide Football Club and Port Adelaide Football Club in the Australian Football League (AFL).

David Brown
Personal information
Full name David Brown
Date of birth (1969-09-29) 29 September 1969
Original team(s) Port Adelaide (SANFL)
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1987–1996 Port Adelaide (SANFL) 182 (156)
1991–1996 Adelaide 69 (55)
1997–1998 Port Adelaide (AFL) 22 (18)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1998.
Career highlights
  • 6x Port Adelaide premiership player (SANFL) 1988, 1989, 1992, 1996, 1998, 1999
  • Jack Oatey Medal 1996
  • Inaugural Port Adelaide AFL player
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Originally from Port Adelaide, Brown was chosen as one of the Adelaide Crows initial recruits for the Crows' first season in the AFL in 1991. After 69 games in six seasons with Adelaide, Brown was recruited by Port Adelaide to be part of its own inaugural AFL squad in 1997. Brown played two seasons with Port's AFL team, playing 22 matches before being named captain of the Port Adelaide Magpies in 1999.

Brown was a member of Port Adelaide premierships on six occasions; 1988, 1989, 1992, 1996, 1998, 1999, and won the Jack Oatey Medal for best player in the grand final in 1996. He retired in 2001, having played 183 games in the SANFL and kicked 156 goals.


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