David Varley

Varls, DV, Bruce
… and why:
First two are self-explanatory, while Bruce is a reference to the great Bruce Macavaney
Single. Parents and sister in Melbourne, brother in Bangladesh
Favourite number & Position:
Number 9, as Derek Kickett was my favourite player.
Originally half-fwd – but now don the whites and say
No. of Dragons Games:
Played zero – umpired eight
Recruited From:
Old Melbournians and Old Geelong
AFL club supported:
Career Highlight:
Playing on MCG in 1996
Favourite Hong Kong Bar:
Most memorable Dragons moment:
Bus ride to airport in Manila, playing back-up musical instruments to Baron. “Very good for mine”.
Advice for other Dragons:
Tour at every opportunity – best way to meet a super bunch of blokes. A pair of maracas also helps – and being able to say the word “special”