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Donald Cockatoo-Collins

Image DOB: 1 April 1978

Debut: Round 1, 1996 against Geelong at MCG
Last Game: Round 16, 1998 against Fremantle at MCG

From: Port Adelaide/Rosewater/Wesley College/Dragons U18, Selection #11, 1995 National Draft

Number: 31 (1996-1998)

Games: 9
Goals: 3
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
30633.33

The brother of David Cockatoo-Collins was drafted to fulfil a pledge the club had made to the boys' mother that they wouldn't be separated. A third brother Che played with Essendon and Port Adelaide. He played limited football in his draft year due to a broken collarbone suffered in an Under 18s game.

After Round 4, 1997, Cockatoo-Collins was involved in the first racial vilification case to go before the AFL tribunal. Todd Curley of the Western Bulldogs was ultimately found not guilty of the charge.

Cockatoo-Collins never played more than four games in a season. In 1999 he missed the start of the year due to a broken wrist, and didn't play a game before being delisted.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1996 200
1997 410
1998 320
Tribunal Record
MatchChargeSanction
Round 2, 1996 Melee $1000 fine
Round 9, 1997 Headbutting 2 matches

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SANFL

Media
Age - 09/12/1995
Age - 23/04/1998

Links
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Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 28 July 2021 13:36:46 AEST by Supermercado. (Version 23)

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