David Wearne

David Wearne (born 10 May 1970) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with the Brisbane Bears in the Australian Football League (AFL).

David Wearne
Personal information
Full name David Wearne
Date of birth (1970-05-10) 10 May 1970
Original team(s) Coorparoo[1]
Height 187 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 82 kg (181 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1990–1992 Brisbane Bears 18 (2)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1992.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Wearne played his early football at Coorparoo and joined Brisbane's senior list after being picked up in the 1990 pre-season draft.

He broke into the team late in the 1990 AFL season and appeared in the final eight rounds of the year, averaging 16 disposals.[2]

In 1991 he played in another eight games and was also a rover in the Brisbane reserves side which won the premiership.[2] They defeated the Melbourne reserves in the grand final, a team which featured his brother Stephen Wearne.

He continued playing in the Queensland Australian Football League when he AFL career ended and in 1994 won the Joe Grant Medal for his performance with Morningside in their grand final win.


  1. Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5.
  2. AFL Tables: David Wearne
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