Daniel Wells - Kangaroos Football Club
Now into his sixth season, Daniel is a highly talented midfielder/forward with explosive pace, brilliant evasive skills and uncanny goal sense, whom has been a permanent fixture in the Kangaroos line-up since 2003 when he won the clubs Best First Year Player Award.
Throughout his short career he has showcased his array of talents to the nation, leaving his fans in no doubt of his future as a star player in the AFL. His efforts were rewarded at the end of the season when he came fourth in the Kangaroos Best & Fairest. An exceptional role model for young Indigenous people, Daniel also received the Marn Grook award in 2004 for most outstanding Indigenous talent.
Daniel dominated the competition’s midfield in 2007 and has continued on into the 2008 season with the same form. Showing his usual dash around the ground Daniel has consistently performed during the season, which in Round 10 looked to be over as he encountered what looked to be a serious knee injury. However Daniel returned against the Dockers at Subiaco two weeks later and showed no sign of the injury having ill effect as he gathered a silky 23 disposals in another sound performance.
Daniel continued this form for the rest of the season and proved how valuable he is to the Kangaroos on-field success.
Daniel is based in Melbourne and is available for appearances and Q&A.
Equal 2nd in the 2006 Club Best and Fairest
Runner up in the Sandover Medal
International Rules Series 2003, 2008
Won the AFLPA Award in 2003 for Best First Year Player
Kangaroos Best First Year Player in 2003
Goal of the year 2004
2004 Marn Grook Award - Most Outstanding Indigenous Talent
Selection 2 in the 2002 National AFL Draft