provided special comments on Ten’s AFL coverage
since his retirement from AFL at the end of 2007. In that time he has co-hosted football
programs One Week At A Time and The Fifth Quarter, the network’s coverage of the ANZ
Netball Championships, and the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
Currently, Darcy is now an employee of Channel 7 and commentates alongside Brian
Taylor for blockbuster matches, often on Saturday nights. His confidence elicited through
wonderful voice projection and intricate knowledge of the game make him one of the bigger
media personalities in the AFL.
Darcy was hand picked to be a part of Triple M’s program Hot Breakfast, working alongside
industry icon Eddie McGuire. Prior to the move, Darcy was a regular voice on SEN1116 and
3AW either side of his AFL career. Darcy is also part of Triple M’s AFL coverage, calling the
action of Friday nights.
On-field, Darcy played over 200 games for the Western Bulldogs, following in the footsteps
of his father David. He made his debut in 1994 and emerged as one of the AFL’s leading
ruckman, winning the Bulldogs’ best and fairest award in 2001 before gaining All-Australian
selection and winning the AFLPA MVP award in 2002.
Darcy endured two knee reconstructions in 2005-6 after assuming the captaincy of the
club. Alongside his rehabilitation, Darcy honed his media skills with stints as part of Ten’s
AFL coverage and on radio with 3AW. His understanding of the modern game, presentation
skills and ability to interact with those on-air alongside has made Darcy a favourite among