Ryan Davis (Australian footballer)
Davis in August 2018
|Date of birth||7 June 1989|
North Shore Bombers
No. 62, 2008 rookie draft|
No. 38, 2016 rookie draft
Round 8, 2008, West Coast|
vs. North Melbourne, at Gold Coast Stadium
|Height||189 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||82 kg (181 lb)|
|2016–2017||Gold Coast||21 (15)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 2017.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
He started his senior football career at the North Shore Bombers before catching the eye of West Coast Eagle talent scouts. Signing a scholarship with the club in 2007, Davis had an outstanding year playing first grade for North Shore and the Under 18 NSW state team. After collecting 2nd in the North Shore best and Fairest, best first year player and playing an important part in both a North Shore premiership (in which he won best on ground) and NSW series win Ryan was offered a rookie spot with West Coast for the 2008 season.
Davis made his AFL debut for the West Coast Eagles at Gold Coast Stadium versus North Melbourne in Round 8 of the 2008 AFL season and continued to play 11 games in his debut season. After this he moved to Swan Districts and went on to play in a premiership and win a league best and fairest.
After six years out of the AFL, he was recruited by Gold Coast in the 2016 rookie draft.
- Rynne, Nick (27 November 2015). "Suns throw Davis a lifeline". The West Australian. Seven West Media. Retrieved 28 November 2015.
- Schmook, Nathan (16 October 2014). "Hawk six-gamer takes up three-year offer from Suns". Retrieved 16 October 2014.
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