From: Newport Methodists
The supplementary list follower couldn't hold a regular spot in the side, but impressed in the 1960 pre-season and was promoted to the senior list for 1960, where he again played seconds but didn't manage a senior match.
Cut from the senior list for the 1961 season Sheppard trained with St Kilda before turning his back on approaches from the Saints, Essendon, Fitzroy and South Melbourne to join VFA side Moorabbin instead. He had also been approached by association clubs Sandringham, Oakleigh and Mordialloc. Played at Moorabbin through 1963.
Spelt Shepherd in some sources.
VFA Project profile