Darren Bourke
Personal information
Full name Darren Bourke
Date of birth (1970-03-25) 25 March 1970 (age 52)
Original team(s) Dandenong
Draft No. 60, 1993 Pre-season Draft
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 84 kg (185 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1993–1996 St Kilda 32 (9)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1996.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

Darren Bourke (born 25 March 1970) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with St Kilda in the Australian Football League (AFL).

Bourke appeared in under-19s and reserves football for Melbourne in the late 1980s.[1] His father, Barry Bourke, had played for the club.[2] St Kilda selected him at pick 60 in the 1993 Pre-season Draft, from Dandenong.[3] A midfielder, Bourke averaged 20 disposals a game in his debut season, from his 14 appearances. He earned the maximum three Brownlow Medal votes in just his third game, against the Sydney Swans at Waverley Park.[4]


  1. ^ "Darren Bourke". Demonwiki.
  2. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
  3. ^ Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
  4. ^ AFL Tables: Darren Bourke