DOB: 28 February 1923
Died: 4 February 1995
MFC Debut: Round 8, 1947 against St. Kilda at MCG
Last Game: Round 13, 1947 against Geelong at Kardinia Park
From: Fitzroy District/Collingwood
Number: 2 (1947)
Games: 4 (53 total)
Goals: 1 (33 total)
Brother of Charlie Newman, who had played 15 times for Melbourne between 1943 and 1945, Dave played for Collingwood in Round 5, 1947 but by Round 8 was in the Demon side. He was the brother-in-law of Richie Emselle, who suggested he transfer to Melbourne.
Played as a half-forward flank.
Joined Tongala as playing coach in 1948, taking them to a premiership the next year. He remained with the club as a player through 1955.
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Two clubs in the same season
Argus - 21/05/1947
Herald - 21/05/1947
Argus - 06/06/1947
Shepparton Advertiser - 18/03/1949
Argus - 13/05/1955
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