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Key Facts

Full name
Daniel Del-Re

Known as
Danny Del-Re

12 February 1968 (age 54)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 22y 61d
Last game: 26y 133d

Height and weight
Height: 188 cm
Weight: 95 kg

Senior clubs
Williamstown; Footscray

Jumper numbers
Footscray: 26

Recruited from
Williamstown (1990); South Adelaide (1996)

Danny Del-Re

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
Total1986-1994, 1996-19991763852.19

AFL: 10,104th player to appear, 3,663rd most games played, 713th most goals kickedFootscray: 813th player to appear, 217th most games played, 36th most goals kicked

After initially failing to make the grade at Footscray Danny Del-Re crossed to Williamstown in 1987 where he produced consistently good football over the next three seasons, prompting the Bulldogs to offer him a second chance. This he took with open arms, proving himself a highly competent forward who marked well, was hard to beat one on one, and kicked straight. Between 1990 and 1994 he played 62 AFL games and kicked 139 goals for the Bulldogs, topping their goal kicking list in 1992 with 70 goals and in 1993 with 36.

The 1995 season saw Del-Re at South Adelaide whose goal kicking list he promptly topped with a career high 90 majors.

Author - John Devaney


Encyclopedia of AFL Footballers by Russell Holmesby & Jim Main; Wikipedia article;


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