David Cockatoo-Collins
Personal information
Full name David Cockatoo-Collins
Date of birth (1978-04-01) 1 April 1978 (age 44)
Original team(s) Port Adelaide (SANFL)
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1995–1997 Melbourne 2 (0)
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1997.
Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com

David Cockatoo-Collins (born 1 April 1978) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Australian Football League (AFL).[1][2]

An Indigenous Australian, he is a younger brother of Che Cockatoo-Collins and twin brother of Don Cockatoo-Collins, both from Cairns, Queensland.[3] He made nine appearances for Melbourne, over three seasons.[4][5]

The twins made their league debuts together, in the opening round of the 1996 AFL season, against Geelong at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.[6] His only other appearance came the following year, in round 17, against Collingwood.[6] He played as a small forward.


  1. ^ Lovett, Michael (2004). AFL 2004 - The Official Statistical History Of The AFL. AFL Publishing. ISBN 0-9580300-5-7.
  2. ^ "David Cockatoo-Collins". Demon Wiki.
  3. ^ Holmesby, Russell; Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 9781920910785.
  4. ^ AFL Tables: Don Cockatoo-Collins
  5. ^ Blucher, Peter (22 September 2021). "Melbourne Demons: The Queensland Connection". AFL Queensland.
  6. ^ a b AFL Tables: David Cockatoo-Collins