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Key Facts

Full name
Nicholas Daffy

Known as
Nick Daffy

11 May 1973 (age 49)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 18y 322d
Last game: 28y 330d

Height and weight
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 85 kg

Senior clubs
Richmond; Sydney

Jumper numbers
Richmond: 44, 10
Sydney: 3

Recruited from
Richmond (2002)

Nick Daffy

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV

AFL: 10,295th player to appear, 1,020th most games played, 464th most goals kickedRichmond: 944th player to appear, 58th most games played, 28th most goals kickedSydney: 1,314th player to appear, 1,437th most games played, 1,003rd most goals kicked

Richmond drafted Nick Daffy from North Gambier in 1990 and he made his senior AFL debut two years later. However, it was not until 1995 that he became a regular in the Tigers' line-up. Always dangerous near goal, he amassed 181 goals in his 165 games in the black and yellow. In 1998, when used quite frequently on the ball rather than in his more usual half forward role, he won the Richmond best and fairest award. After that, however, his form gradually tapered off and in 2002 he crossed to Sydney hoping to re-ignite his career. However, quite the opposite transpired and he managed just a single game all season before being delisted.

Author - John Devaney


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