Blast from the Past: David Lyons

In this instalment of “Blast from the Past”, we catch up with Club Legend and recently appointed VFL life member David Lyons.

Name: David Lyons
Nickname: Banga – given to me by Marty Jack
Games: 126
Goals: 181
Recruited from and by: Spotswood in the FDFL by Billy Comben
Jumper number: 13
Senior debut: 1965
Memory of that game: Too long ago to remember
Most memorable game: First final Werribee played in against Sunshine at Yarraville in 1968
Funniest recollection of your time (on or off field): About five or six footy trips in the ’70s and ’80s – you know the motto!
Your shout:
• Who would it be? “Jacko” (John Comben) and “Leecey” (Kevin Leece)
• What would you discuss? Who bought the last, and who is buying the next?
Other clubs/achievements: Played 110 games with Clarence (1971-76) and coached Melton South to its first final in 1981
Profession: Accountant
Family: Married to Carol with three children and seven grandchildren
Home: Werribee but soon Barwon Heads

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