Fremantle veteran David Mundy has made the shock announcement he’ll retire on the finish of the AFL season.
Simply final month, Mundy mentioned he was eager to maintain taking part in “till they kick me out” because the potential for him to achieve the magical 400-game milestone grew.
However the 37-year-old, who has notched 371 AFL video games, instructed his teammates of his resolution to retire on Monday.
“I’m extremely proud, I’ve been dwelling my dream for 19 years now and I’ve cherished each little bit of it,” Mundy mentioned.
“Not all of it has been simple, there’s been fairly a couple of, actually onerous and emotional bits to it, however I’ve been capable of develop as an individual and as a participant all through my time at Fremantle and I wouldn’t have it another approach.
“I’m actually happy with the particular person I’ve been capable of become, the household I’ve been capable of create, and my function throughout the soccer membership.
“I really feel I’ve grown from a thin fullback who didn’t need to discuss to anybody, to being part of the management group for quite a few years now.
“I’m happy with that progress and that journey and I’m trying to get essentially the most out of this season and discover what’s subsequent.”