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David
Mundy

Height
192 cm
DOB
20-07-1985
Weight
91 kg
Debut
2005
Games
2018
13
Career
285
Goals
2018
11
Career
121
2018 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1141
Avg
88
DavidMundy

Player Bio

At A Glance

Junior club: Seymour (VIC)
Recruited from: Murray U18 (VIC)
Draft information: National Draft 2003 - pick 19
Debut: Round 6, 2005 v Melbourne
AFL clubs: Fremantle
Career Brownlow votes: 77

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2017 SUMMARY
While Mundy’s 2017 season will long be remembered for his after-the-siren goal in Freo’s win over Richmond in round eight at the MCG, the experienced Freo mid continued to be one the team’s biggest contributors in his 13th season. His fourth place in the 2017 Doig Medal was his seventh top-five finish in the past nine seasons.

Season by Season

Season by Season

A challenging first year as captain, stood up against adversity with a career high 44 disposals in a loss against Sydney in round 19. Amassed 199 contested possessions for the season, the second most for Freo.

Mundy was at his best in 2015. He was a solid performer all year and was rewarded for his fine season with an overdue first All Australian selection. He is still a main cog in the Freo team.

Mundy was again prominent in the heart of Freo’s midfield.
Whether he was winning the football in the packs or disposing
of it with precise delivery, Mundy excelled in a season that saw
him reach 200 AFL games.

The classy midfielder has enjoyed his best season since his Doig Medal year of 2010. His poise and skill has been vital to Fremantle's engine room. He was Fremantle's best player in the Grand Final.

David Mundy had a compromised pre-season due to injury and thus began the 2012 season very slowly. But come September, the 2010 Doig Medallist was arguably the most in-form midfielder in the competition in the final rounds of the home and away season and the first two weeks of finals.

His midfield master-class in round 22 was too much for North Melbourne, and he was the best player on the ground in Fremantle’s close Semi Final loss to Adelaide.

Despite his slow start, Mundy still finished top five per game at Freo in disposals (22.1), effective kicks (8.1), contested possessions (9.5), loose-ball-gets (2.9), uncontested possessions (12.7), clearances (4.1) and inside 50s (3.7).

His excellent understanding with ruckman Aaron Sandilands, along with midfield partner Michael Barlow, came to the fore in the last thiRnd of 2012 and should again propel Freo in 2013.

David Mundy started 2011 like a house on fire. After winning the 2010 Doig Medal, the classy midfielder looked set for an even better year. He averaged 28 disposals per game through the first nine rounds. His season effectively ended in round 12, when a broken leg saw him play just one more game in 2011. Despite playing only 12 games, Mundy still finished top 10 in total contested possessions (139), effective handballs (114), hard (63) and loose (34) ball gets, tackles (68) and inside 50s (43). Remarkably, he finished fourth overall for clearances (61). He is a champion and Fremantle’s best midfielder.

Mundy made a quantum leap in 2010, winning the Doig Medal after a brilliant performance playing as a permanent on-baller. He averaged 22 disposals per game in his 22 appearances but it was his precision skills that were the highlights in a great year for the club. His performance in the Elimination Final against Hawthorn was inspirational, and the news that he has signed on for a further four years is music to the ears of all Freo supporters.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2018 Season Average
    Games Played 13
    • Kicks 10.9
    • Handballs 11.0
    • Disposals 21.9
    • Marks 4.5
    • Hit-Outs 0.3
    • Tackles 4.0
    • Goals 0.8
    • AFL Fantasy 87.8

2018 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 17 GWS Giants Rd 4
Handballs 15 GWS Giants Rd 4
Disposals 32 GWS Giants Rd 4
Marks 9 Gold Coast Suns Rd 3
Hit-outs 4 Sydney Swans Rd 9
Tackles 8 Adelaide Crows Rd 12
Goals 2 Collingwood Rd 11
AFL Fantasy 108 GWS Giants Rd 4

2018 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 Port Adelaide L 110 - 60 7 14 21 4 0 1 1 3 0 0 71
2 Essendon W 106 - 90 13 9 22 4 0 1 1 2 2 2 89
3 Gold Coast Suns W 68 - 96 11 12 23 9 0 0 0 3 1 1 103
4 GWS Giants L 82 - 51 17 15 32 3 0 0 0 3 1 0 108
5 Western Bulldogs W 108 - 54 12 9 21 4 0 2 4 8 1 1 95
6 West Coast Eagles L 81 - 89 10 13 23 4 0 1 2 6 1 1 94
7 Richmond L 110 - 33 6 12 18 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 57
8 St Kilda W 89 - 59 13 6 19 6 0 1 0 1 1 0 80
9 Sydney Swans L 111 - 52 9 13 22 3 4 2 0 6 0 1 93
10 North Melbourne L 58 - 86 15 9 24 6 0 0 2 4 1 0 97
11 Collingwood L 138 - 77 11 7 18 5 0 2 1 3 2 0 85
12 Adelaide Crows W 71 - 68 10 12 22 2 0 2 2 8 0 0 88
13 Carlton W 46 - 103 8 12 20 4 0 1 1 4 1 1 81
15 Brisbane Lions - - - - - - - - - - -
16 Melbourne - - - - - - - - - - -
17 Port Adelaide - - - - - - - - - - -
18 Essendon - - - - - - - - - - -
19 Hawthorn - - - - - - - - - - -
20 West Coast Eagles - - - - - - - - - - -
21 Carlton - - - - - - - - - - -
22 Geelong Cats - - - - - - - - - - -
23 Collingwood - - - - - - - - - - -
TOTAL W: 6 - L: 7 142 143 285 58 4 14 15 52 11 8 1141

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 285
    • Kicks 11.4
    • Handballs 9.6
    • Disposals 21.0
    • Marks 4.4
    • Hit-Outs 0.7
    • Tackles 3.8
    • Goals 0.4
    • AFL Fantasy 83.9

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 24 Gold Coast Suns Rd 2, 2014
Handballs 25 Sydney Swans Rd 19, 2016
Disposals 44 Sydney Swans Rd 19, 2016
Marks 12 Geelong Cats Rd 2, 2011
Hit-outs 7 Richmond Rd 10, 2015
Tackles 10 Essendon Rd 23, 2017
Goals 3 Melbourne Rd 4, 2017
AFL Fantasy 151 Geelong Cats Rd 2, 2015

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2018 Fremantle 142 143 285 58 4 14 15 52 11 8 1141
2017 Fremantle 215 233 448 80 1 12 10 87 13 9 1769
2016 Fremantle 223 203 426 58 33 10 17 83 5 2 1605
2015 Fremantle 301 317 618 94 47 31 21 119 10 4 2374
2014 Fremantle 342 246 588 87 21 17 14 109 11 12 2289
2013 Fremantle 318 214 532 90 22 20 22 120 7 9 2159
2012 Fremantle 306 181 487 94 2 16 14 88 8 12 1950
2011 Fremantle 137 148 285 44 11 12 10 68 7 5 1151
2010 Fremantle 244 264 508 80 8 20 11 105 12 8 1995
2009 Fremantle 217 194 411 110 19 9 15 69 15 14 1732
2008 Fremantle 209 164 373 106 3 5 17 63 10 7 1549
2007 Fremantle 218 135 353 123 7 10 12 49 10 2 1532
2006 Fremantle 253 165 418 141 6 9 17 44 1 5 1663
2005 Fremantle 136 128 264 78 3 9 6 23 1 3 993

Legend

K
Kicks
H
Handballs
D
Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
FA
Frees Against
T
Tackles
G
Goals
B
Behinds
AF
AFL Fantasy points

Milestones

50 games: Round 8, 2007 v Geelong

100 games: Round 14, 2009 v Carlton

150 games: Round 10, 2012 v Adelaide

200 games: Round 15, 2014 v West Coast

Awards

Club Awards

Fremantle Dockers Life Member
Inducted in 2012

Doig Medal
2010

Beacon Award
2005

AFL Awards

All Australian
2015

Q & A

Nickname: Barra

Best set shot at your club? Cam McCarthy 

My coach often says … Runners run, getters get

Best advice you’ve received? Train the way you want to play

Least-preferred teammate on road trips and why? Sean Darcy, he sings and dances too much

Greatest footy moment before the AFL? Kicking 17 goals in an underage match

Funniest teammate? Sean Darcy

Which teammates pick themselves in AFL Fantasy? Michael Walters

If you could enter a teammate for My Kitchen Rules, who would it be and why? Griffin Logue, the experience would do him good

Favourite café AND what do you order? Ootong & Lincon – almost anything

Hidden talent? Don't have one

Guilty pleasure? Watermelon

Most inspiring movie? Remember the Times

Best concert attended? Foo Fighters

Passion outside of football? Marine Science

Best trait? Ask someone else

Favourite movie character? John Wick

Grand Final – day, twilight or night? Day

Bounce – yes or no? No

Favourite AFLW player? Kiara Bowers

Most under rated AFL player? Joel Hamling

Team barracked or as a kid? Geelong

Three apps you cant live without? BOM, AFL, Calendar 

Do you have any pets? Yes, 2 dogs

Favourite holiday spot? Margret River and Barcelona