David Kappler - 2011 Inductee
David Kappler played 292 games for the Panthers between 1982 and 1993, in a career which included 119 goals, two Escort Cup Premierships, four Knuckey Cups (1985, '87, '88 and '91) and a year as captain.
A terrific servant of the Club, David was not only an exceptional footballer, highlighted by his four Knuckey Cup wins, but has also served as an administrator at the South Adelaide as Football Director of the Club's Board since 2007.
David is also admired for his loyalty to South Adelaide. Despite being heavily recruited by Victorian clubs, David remained true to the Panthers and saw out his entire 12 year career in the famous blue and white.