Dockers star Sean Darcy lifts the lid on David Mundy’s VERY different retirement speech


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Dockers star Sean Darcy lifts the lid on David Mundy’s VERY totally different retirement speech after Fremantle stalwart pulled the pin virtually 20 years after becoming a member of the membership 

  • David Mundy introduced on Monday he’ll retire on the finish of the season
  • Veteran midfielder has performed a membership file 371 video games for the Dockers
  • Mundy stored his retirement speech in entrance of his teammates very brief 
  • He urged them to deal with beating the Western Bulldogs on Saturday as an alternative
  • Dockers have slipped to sixth on the ladder after a three-game winless run 

David Mundy’s retirement speech was a usually understated affair, with the Fremantle nice adamant his determination to stroll away from the sport shouldn’t take focus off the Dockers’ push for a high 4 spot.

The 37-year-old will retire on the finish of the season and communicated his determination to teammates and the teaching employees on Monday, however urged them to deal with Saturday’s conflict towards the Western Bulldogs at Marvel Stadium.

Speaking to the Back Chat podcast, Dockers ruckman Sean Darcy revealed Mundy’s speech lasted lower than a minute.  

David Mundy announced on Monday he will retire at the end of the season

David Mundy introduced on Monday he’ll retire on the finish of the season 

‘In entrance of the boys, it was truthfully I don’t suppose longer than 40 seconds,’ he stated.

‘I’ve sat via a pair they usually go for 10-Quarter-hour and have the works, tears and he was out and in. He goes “we’ve got bigger fish to fry” and simply sat down.

‘He stated ‘thanks to the physios and all the support staff, you mean so much to me, and to the boys, this is my last season’ after which a bit of bit extra. […] He hates speaking about himself.

‘Even in the course of the presser after, reporters had been asking him what he needed to be remembered as and he stated “an honest battler”.’

The veteran midfielder has played 371 games for the Dockers, a club record

The veteran midfielder has performed 371 video games for the Dockers, a membership file 

Mundy has spent all his 19 seasons in the AFL with Fremantle since been drafted in 2004

Mundy has spent all his 19 seasons within the AFL with Fremantle since been drafted in 2004

Mundy has performed a file 371 video games for Fremantle since making his AFL debut 18 years in the past and Darcy believes his teammate ought to be thought of the best participant in Dockers’ historical past.

‘He’d need to be up there,’ he stated.

‘His sustainability […] he had his greatest 12 months within the Brownlow final 12 months. That’s simply exceptional, absurd.

The 37-year-old kept his retirement speech short and urged his teammates to focus on the game against the Western Bulldogs on Saturday

The 37-year-old stored his retirement speech brief and urged his teammates to deal with the sport towards the Western Bulldogs on Saturday 

‘Even once you get to that age, certainly you pull the 300/350 [game] card however he’s nonetheless doing the time trial with us in the course of the pre-season.’

Fremantle hope to finish a three-game winless streak towards the Bulldogs on Saturday, after shedding to Sydney and Melbourne and drawing towards Richmond.

The Dockers are sixth on the ladder and finish the season with two winnable video games on paper, as they host Seventeenth-placed West Coast in Round 22 earlier than touring to Sydney to face GWS the next week. 

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