Dale's laconic nature makes him a natural for the media as his popularity with the Sydney fans is unmatched by any other Swans player.
Dale's humour is infectious and he is a popular and entertaining guest speaker or Corporate host.
- Dale was catapulted to the centre of the AFL stage in 1997 when he finished third in the Best and Fairest and was one of the Sydney Swan's best players in it's one final in 1996. Renowned for his consistency and his enormous ability and courage, Dale retired from football at the end of the 2001 footy season to concentrate on his media career. Dale played 182 games for the Sydney Swans.
- In the media, Dale had a long term reporting commitment with "The Andrew Denton Breakfast Program" on top rating radio station Triple M before moving on to 2UE where he is part of he "Talking League" team. Dale is also contracted to Channel Seven for AFL special comments as well as making appearances on "The Fat".
- Previously Dale has hosted the Channel Nine prime-time hit show "The Camera Trap" and "Personal Best" on Channel Ten which illustrates Dale's versatility and wide-ranging media talents.
· Dale's opinion is highly sought after and he now also writes regularly for the Sun-Herald on issues facing the AFL.