|Full name||Dean Irving|
|Date of birth||1 September 1966|
|Original team(s)||South Fremantle|
|Height||200 cm (6 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||102 kg (225 lb)|
|1990 – 1993||West Coast||43(9)|
|1994 – 1997||Melbourne||23(4)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1997.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Irving, who came to West Coast from South Fremantle, played as a ruckman. He was one of four debutantes for West Coast in the opening round of the 1990 season, with two of them; Dean Kemp and Peter Matera, going on to have highly successful careers.
His best season came in 1991 when he played 25 games, including the 1991 AFL Grand Final, and gathered 10 Brownlow votes. He could only manage a single appearance in each of 1992 and 1993 and crossed to Melbourne to continue his career. At Melbourne he again struggled to make the seniors and retired in 1997.
He returned to Western Australia and won a Simpson Medal in 1998 for his performance in an interstate match against South Australia.