Danny Frawley (Australian Rules Footballer)

Danny Frawley

Daniel Patrick Frawley was an Australian rules football player, coach, administrator, commentator and media personality. He played 240 games for the St Kilda Football Club in the Victorian Football League/Australian Football League from 1984 to 1995, captaining the club for nine seasons, and won All-Australian selection and the St Kilda best and fairest award in 1988. Frawley coached the Richmond Football Club from 2000 to 2004, with his most successful season coming in 2001, when he coached Richmond to a preliminary final. He later served as chief executive officer of the AFL Coaches Association from 2008 to 2014 and had part-time roles with the Hawthorn Football Club and St Kilda. Following his coaching career, Frawley was an AFL commentator for Fox Footy, Triple M and 1116 SEN, and also appeared on The Sunday Footy Show on the Nine Network.

About Danny Frawley

Australian rules footballer who spent his entire career at St. Kilda, and then went into coaching for Richmond.

Before Fame

Earning his nickname, Spud, from his potato-farming days, he became a renowned full-back, captaining St. Kilda from 1987 to 1995.


After a promising debut coaching Richmond, the team struggled the following three seasons, and Frawley resigned to take up commentary for Fox Sports.

Family Life

He married Anita Frawley, host of Fox Footy Channel’s Living with Footballers show.


Stephen Milne was another well-known St. Kilda player, recording more than 500 goals with the club.

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  • Trevor Barker Award winners
  • Australian rules football commentators
  • All-Australians (1953–1988)
  • Victorian State of Origin players

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Latest information about Danny Frawley updated on September 09, 2020.

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