Sandringham Zebras news

Coleman earns stripes with five

From The Age
Reported by Brent Diamond
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SANDRINGHAM forward Jackson Coleman booted five goals in a break-out performance in the Zebras' 38-point win over Bendigo Gold at Trevor Barker Beach Oval yesterday.

Coleman, who turned down a contract with the Victorian Bushrangers cricket team to pursue his AFL dream, remains in the AFL recruiters' eyes.

Zebras tapping into raw talent

From Inside Football Magazine
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John Bennett chuckles at the memory of Michael Sikora playing under him at Southern league club Heatherton in 2010.

"Just a big, raw lump of a kid who didn't know too much about the game, really,'' Bennett, the former St Kilda and Sandringham spearhead, said last week.
"He didn't do a hell of a lot around the ground but I'll tell you one thing: he never lost a tap-out.''

That is no surprise: Sikora is 204cm.

Zebras lock in WAFL man

From Bayside Leader
Reported by Paul Amy
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REIGNING WAFL premiership coach Simon McPhee will coach Sandringham for the next two years.

In a phone hook-up at lunchtime today Sandy's board ratified St Kilda's move to bring McPhee to Melbourne to replace Brett Lovett.

The 42-year-old will also be involved in the Saints' new development academy.