|Full name||David Palm|
|Date of birth||7 July 1958|
|Original team(s)||West Perth (WAFL)|
|Draft||No. 11, 1982 interstate draft|
|Height||179 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||81 kg (179 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1988.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Palm played at both Norwood and West Perth before joining Francis Bourke's Richmond in 1983. A tough and aggressive defender, he appeared in all possible 22 games in his debut season. Against Essendon at the MCG in 1985 he kicked five goals and in 1987 he had perhaps his best season, averaging 16 disposals a game.