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Jim Sandral

Image DOB: 19 February 1933

Debut: Round 4, 1956 against Fitzroy at Punt Road
Last Game: Semi Final 1957 against Essendon at MCG

From: Rennie/Corowa

Number: 8 1956-1957

Honours:
Premiership Player - 1956

Games: 22
Goals: 2
Career Statistics

WinsDrawsLossesWinning %
160672.72

Originally undecided about playing league football despite being pursued by Melbourne in 1955, Sandral gave up working on his father's property at Corowa to travel to the city where he was described as the Demons' 'star recruit' of 1956. He had been pursued by several league clubs before signing with the Demons, where he played as a defender.

Sandral was a late call-up to that year's Grand Final team after Geoff McGivern was injured in the Semi Final win. He came off the bench in the second half to play in a premiership in his 15th game.

After the 1957 season he returned to Corowa and won the Best and Fairest award for the Ovens and Murray League twice (including 1959) and finished second in 1964.

YearGamesGoalsBrownlow
1956 1520
1957 700

Media
Lockhart Review - 17/08/1954
Age - 20/07/1955
Age - 14/03/1956
Age - 31/08/1959
Football Record - 1964 Finals

Links
Boyles Football Photos
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Created by Supermercado. Last Modification: Wednesday 01 April 2020 14:21:50 AEDT by Supermercado. (Version 19)

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