He joined London Irish back in 2003 and although he originally planned to spend just one year in England, David ended up spending 15 seasons with the Exiles, making a club record total of 290 appearances.
David’s London Irish career saw him score 29 tries and he also kicked one conversion.
David was a key part of the London Irish side which reached the Heineken Cup semi-final in 2008 and the Premiership final in 2009.
David also holds the Premiership record for the highest number of yellow cards – 20.
We are sure that all London Irish supporters will want to join us in wishing David and his family a long and happy retirement back in his native Australia.