David Ackerly was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2019.

David Ackerly

138 games
12 goals
2141 disposals
Club Champion 1980, 1982
All Australian 1982, 1984


David Ackerly made his debut for the Swans on June 9, 1979 and played in the red and white until 1985. Ackerly claimed his first Club Champion award in 1980 at just 19 years-of-age before nabbing the same award two years later. Ackerly featured in the Swans’ first ever match at the SCG in 1980, also playing a key role in the club’s first win at the Sydney venue in 1981. Ackerly was also named in the All-Australian squad in 1982 and 1984.