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Former Western Bulldogs Player David Darcy Has Passed Away



David Darcy Death – Dead: Former Australian rules footballer who played for the Footscray in the Victorian Football League (VFL) during the 1960, David Darcy has passed away. David Darcy was reported to have died today 1 August 2020. David Darcy died at the age of 76. His cause of death is not yet known as at the time of filing this report.

During his football career days, Darcy played for and coached South Adelaide in the South Australian National Football League (SANFL).

He started his career at half forward but in his second season moved to defence where he excelled. As a key position defender he went on to represent Victoria on four occasions.

Darcy is the father of former Bulldogs player and current football commentator Luke Darcy.

His death was confirmed by his former club, Westernbulldogs in an official statement released via their webiste.

David Darcy played 133 games and kicked 47 goals for Footscray in two stints, from 1963-66, and from 1968-71.

He represented Victoria four times, and also spent four seasons with South Adelaide in the SANFL, including two years as captain-coach.

David’s career at the Bulldogs allowed the Club to use the father-son rule to recruit his son Luke in the 1992 AFL Draft. Luke went on to enjoy a brilliant 14-year career in the red, white and blue.

The Club would like to express its sincere condolences to the Darcy family during this difficult time.

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