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AustraliaAFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat

12:07  09 september  2019
12:07  09 september  2019 Source:   theage.com.au

Heartbroken newsreader Neroli Meadows' voice cracks as she announces news of Danny Frawley's tragic death - before Tony Jones fights back tears and reveals what the St Kilda legend's final message would be

Heartbroken newsreader Neroli Meadows' voice cracks as she announces news of Danny Frawley's tragic death - before Tony Jones fights back tears and reveals what the St Kilda legend's final message would be The St Kilda legend and former Richmond coach was killed when his vehicle slammed into a tree near Ballarat, Victoria, just before 1.30pm on Monday, a day after his 56th birthday.

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AFL legend Danny Frawley has died after a crash near Gordon this afternoon. Frawley , the second longest-serving captain at St Kilda and Saints Hall of "He was just a very, very nice guy." In 2007 Frawley was inducted into the Ballarat Sports Hall of Fame. A Bungaree Football Club pavillion was

AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat © Nine News Police at the scene of the crash in Millbrook.

St Kilda legend Danny Frawley has died in a single-car crash near Ballarat.

Frawley died at the scene when his car hit a tree at Millbrook, 20 kilometres east of Ballarat, about 1.30pm on Monday. He was the only person in the car.

The father of three turned 56 on Sunday.

The Age understands Frawley's immediate family has been told of the tragic news.

Frawley, nicknamed "Spud" because he grew up on a potato farm, was one of game's most revered figures for his talent as a player and coach. He later captured a new generation of fans through his work as a radio personality and AFL commentator with Triple M, Fox Sports, SEN and the Nine Network.

'Spud is still bringing a smile to these kids' faces': Emotional moment footy hard man Jonathan Brown breaks down as he pays tribute to Danny Frawley

'Spud is still bringing a smile to these kids' faces': Emotional moment footy hard man Jonathan Brown breaks down as he pays tribute to Danny Frawley An emotional Jonathan Brown opened up on his time with his close friend and told 'On The Couch' he remembered watching a young Danny Frawley play on the field.

Heartbreaking details are emerging about Danny Frawley ’s personal struggles after the AFL legend was killed in a car crash in Victoria on Monday. Frawley died when the ute he was driving hit a tree near Ballarat on Monday afternoon. He turned 56 on Sunday.

Football legend Danny Frawley has been killed in a one-car crash west of Melbourne on Monday. The St Kilda Hall of Famer died at the scene of the crash , 20km east of Ballarat , west of Melbourne. Police investigators arrived at the scene earlier on Monday afternoon.

AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat © Supplied Former St Kilda player and ex-Richmond coach Danny Frawley.

He was also popular as a speaker, where he would share stories of leadership, men's health and his battles with depression and anxiety.

Frawley played 240 games for St Kilda before leading Richmond to a preliminary final as coach in 2001. St Kilda called in all staff for a meeting late on Monday afternoon.

He was a respected backman who captained the Saints for nine seasons. He also wore the cherished 'Big V' jumper in state of origin contests 11 times.

REVEALED: Depressed AFL icon Danny Frawley 'skipped a session with his psychiatrist on the day he died - and he didn't show up for a family get together to celebrate his 56th birthday a day earlier'

REVEALED: Depressed AFL icon Danny Frawley 'skipped a session with his psychiatrist on the day he died - and he didn't show up for a family get together to celebrate his 56th birthday a day earlier' New details have emerged about the harrowing and lonely final days of AFL great Danny Frawley, whose sudden death on Monday shocked the sporting world.

The football world is mourning the Saints champion and media personality after he died in a single-vehicle accident outside Ballarat . SOME of the AFL 's fiercest characters choked back tears and others were too distraught to speak in public. Danny Frawley 's death in a car crash on Monday

Tributes have been paid to Australian sporting great Danny Frawley after the former Australian Football League ( AFL ) player died in a single-vehicle crash Monday, just one day after his 56th birthday.

The 1988 all-Australian and Saints Hall of Fame inductee recently told The Age he was interested in coaching AFLW after being inspired by a stint at the helm of his daughters' suburban footy team, Old Haileybury.

AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat © Vince Caligiuri Danny Frawley at Richmond training in 2004.

In the past 13 years, Frawley has endeared himself to a younger audience as part of the football entertainment show The Bounce on Fox Footy, striking up a jocular chemistry with former Hawthorn champion Jason Dunstall, Geelong and North Melbourne premiership player Cameron Mooney and basketball champion Andrew Gaze.

AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat © Ballarat Courier Danny Frawley takes a coaching clinic at Bungaree Football Oval.

Frawley spent two seasons at Hawthorn in 2008 and 2009 as a part-time assistant and was a part-time defensive coach for St Kilda in 2014. His nephew, James Frawley, is a Hawthorn premiership player.

Saints mourn Frawley at club's AFL awards

Saints mourn Frawley at club's AFL awards St Kilda's annual dinner has opened with an emotional tribute to club great Danny Frawley, who died on Monday.

Frawley died at the scene of a single-car crash in Millbrook, near Ballarat . He was an AFL legend who captained St Kilda from 1987 to 1995. AFL chief executive Gillon McLachlan said the death was a "devastating day for the wider football community". " Danny was passionate about footy and

The AFL world is in mourning following the loss of Danny Frawley . The St Kilda legend tragically died in a car crash in regional Victoria. Join Nine News

He was from Bungaree, near Ballarat, and made his senior debut with St Kilda in 1984.

Frawley leaves behind a wife, three daughters and a devastated legion of friends and fans.

Anyone with information, who witnessed the crash or with dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

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AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat
AFL legend Danny Frawley killed in crash near Ballarat

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Danny Frawley: AFL legend, loving husband and father farewelled.
Danny 'Spud' Frawley has been remembered by family and friends as a 'loving husband and father' who threw himself into life, inspiring so many along the way .The St Kilda captain, Richmond coach, potato farmer, trots owner and media personality was honoured at a private service today held at the Kingston Town Hall in Moorabbin, with hundreds in attendance. His number two jersey sat prominently on stage. © AAP Jason Dunstall (right) and Garry Lyon (second from right) arrives for a memorial for Danny Frawley at Kingston Town Hall, Moorabbin.

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