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Club Champion Second Place – David Swallow

SUNS co-captain David Swallow has finished as runner-up in the 2019 Gold Coast Club Champion.

9:55pm  Aug 31, 2019

David Swallow – Players’ Player

David Swallow is a tied winner of Gold Coast’s 2019 Players’ Player award.

9:40pm  Aug 31, 2019

Club’s captains humbled by appointments

The Gold Coast SUNS on Monday announced the appointments of David Swallow and Jarrod Witts as co-captains of the football club for the 2019 season.

6:21pm  Feb 25, 2019

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David
Swallow

Height
185 cm
DOB
19-11-1992
Weight
87 kg
Debut
2011
Games
2019
22
Career
139
Goals
2019
13
Career
68
2019 AFL Fantasy Points
Total
1929
Avg
88
DavidSwallow

Player Bio

At A Glance

Player Honours: Best and Fairest 2014; NAB AFL Rising Star nominee 2011, 2nd Club Champion 2017.
Brownlow Medal: Career votes 11.
Junior Club: Rossmoyne (WA)/East Fremantle (WAFL)
Draft History:
2010 NAB AFL Draft 1st round selection (Gold Coast) No. 1 overall.

After signing a five-year contract extension in the off-season, David Swallow has shown his loyalty to the club that signed him as its first ever draft pick. The fearless midfielder will once again be a leader of the club in 2019 and will remain as one of the crucial pillars of the team’s midfield unit on the field. 

After notching his 100th AFL game last season, Swallow went on to play 20 matches out of a possible 22, averaging 22 disposals during that time. He was one of Gold Coast’s most consistent players and will continue to have plenty of responsibility in 2019. Now seemingly over his injury troubles, Swallow will be looking to lead the team to more wins this season.

Stats

By the numbers

  • 2019 Season Average
    Games Played 22
    • Kicks 12.8
    • Handballs 10.3
    • Disposals 23.1
    • Marks 4.0
    • Hit-Outs 0.0
    • Tackles 3.8
    • Goals 0.6
    • AFL Fantasy 87.7

2019 Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 19 St Kilda Rd 13
Handballs 17 Hawthorn Rd 22
Disposals 35 Melbourne Rd 8
Marks 8 St Kilda Rd 13
Hit-outs 0 - -
Tackles 8 Hawthorn Rd 22
Goals 3 St Kilda Rd 1
AFL Fantasy 118 Fremantle Rd 2

2019 Season Breakdown

Rd Opponent Result K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
1 St Kilda L 85 - 84 7 4 11 3 0 1 0 4 3 0 73
2 Fremantle W 61 - 58 16 14 30 5 0 1 0 5 1 0 118
3 Western Bulldogs W 68 - 73 11 3 14 3 0 0 4 1 2 0 52
4 Carlton W 59 - 57 15 15 30 8 0 1 0 1 0 1 105
5 Adelaide Crows L 119 - 46 8 15 23 5 0 1 2 3 0 0 76
6 Brisbane Lions L 62 - 111 13 11 24 7 0 1 1 3 0 1 93
7 West Coast Eagles L 80 - 57 12 10 22 3 0 0 2 2 0 0 67
8 Melbourne L 60 - 61 18 17 35 4 0 1 2 3 0 1 108
9 Port Adelaide L 89 - 51 11 7 18 3 0 1 3 6 0 1 73
10 Geelong Cats L 64 - 91 19 10 29 3 0 0 1 4 1 0 105
11 GWS Giants L 126 - 43 9 11 20 2 0 1 2 2 1 0 64
12 North Melbourne L 72 - 99 11 13 24 1 0 2 2 5 1 0 84
13 St Kilda L 76 - 80 19 12 31 8 0 1 0 1 0 1 111
15 Sydney Swans L 93 - 51 17 9 26 6 0 1 1 2 0 0 93
16 Richmond L 58 - 150 15 15 30 4 0 1 0 3 1 0 106
17 Adelaide Crows L 56 - 151 12 11 23 2 0 4 1 5 0 1 86
18 Carlton L 99 - 75 11 3 14 1 0 3 0 7 0 0 73
19 Essendon L 96 - 106 11 7 18 5 0 1 0 5 1 1 90
20 Collingwood L 120 - 51 12 8 20 6 0 2 2 4 0 0 82
21 Brisbane Lions L 144 - 53 16 11 27 4 0 3 2 5 2 0 111
22 Hawthorn L 118 - 48 9 17 26 0 0 1 0 8 0 0 94
23 GWS Giants L 55 - 127 10 4 14 4 0 1 2 5 0 0 65
TOTAL W: 3 - L: 19 282 227 509 87 0 28 27 84 13 7 1929

By the numbers

  • Career Average
    Games Played 139
    • Kicks 11.7
    • Handballs 9.5
    • Disposals 21.3
    • Marks 3.1
    • Hit-Outs 0.3
    • Tackles 4.4
    • Goals 0.5
    • AFL Fantasy 82.6

Career Highlights

Statistics Best Opponent Round
Kicks 22 North Melbourne Rd 1, 2018
Handballs 22 Adelaide Crows Rd 11, 2014
Disposals 37 Adelaide Crows Rd 11, 2014
Marks 9 Geelong Cats Rd 11, 2018
Hit-outs 5 Port Adelaide Rd 21, 2014
Tackles 12 Adelaide Crows Rd 8, 2011
Goals 3 St Kilda Rd 1, 2019
AFL Fantasy 130 Adelaide Crows Rd 6, 2018

Career Breakdown

Season Club K H D M HO FF FA T G B AF
2019 Gold Coast Suns 282 227 509 87 0 28 27 84 13 7 1929
2018 Gold Coast Suns 243 198 441 73 0 29 25 91 5 4 1696
2017 Gold Coast Suns 213 177 390 49 0 16 16 91 11 8 1546
2016 Gold Coast Suns 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 Gold Coast Suns 70 46 116 16 5 7 4 35 2 2 504
2014 Gold Coast Suns 287 226 513 67 29 23 28 118 15 20 2064
2013 Gold Coast Suns 195 152 347 47 2 10 18 61 3 2 1252
2012 Gold Coast Suns 131 96 227 31 3 13 9 43 8 2 889
2011 Gold Coast Suns 208 205 413 62 1 13 17 83 11 14 1595

Legend

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Kicks
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Handballs
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Disposals
M
Marks
HO
Hit-outs
FF
Frees For
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Frees Against
T
Tackles
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Goals
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AFL Fantasy points