In Depth

Daniel McAlister reflects on his time at Windy Hill, Wodonga Raiders, Albury and Osborne

Updated July 25 2020 - 7:46am, first published 7:30am
'I was milking cows when I got drafted'
'I was milking cows when I got drafted'

After being born in New Zealand and migrating to Australia as a 12-year-old it's hard to fathom Daniel McAlister would go on to play football at the elite level. The talented sportsman was drafted by Essendon while milking cows on a dairy farm in Tasmania. McAlister would go on to play six matches with the Bombers before having stints at Wodonga Raiders, Albury and Osborne. The Osborne premiership coach caught-up with The Border Mail's BRENT GODDE during the week.

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