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Key Facts

Full name
James Sadler

Known as
Jim Sadler

Born
28 July 1886

Died
19 July 1975 (aged 88)

Age at first & last AFL game
First game: 21y 293d
Last game: 31y 28d

Height and weight
Height: 168 cm
Weight: 72 kg

Senior clubs
Collingwood

Jumper numbers
Collingwood: 18, 21, 25, 23

Recruited from
West End Allansford (1908)

Jim Sadler

ClubLeagueCareer spanGamesGoalsAvgWin %AKIAHBAMKBV
CollingwoodV/AFL1908-191713650.0465%0
Total1908-191713650.0465%0

AFL: 1,383rd player to appear, 1,514th most games played, 6,074th most goals kickedCollingwood: 142nd player to appear, 120th most games played, 562nd most goals kicked

James Sadler was an elusive, pacy and versatile player for Collingwood in 135 VFL games between 1908 and 1917. Originally from Allansford, he broke into the strong Magpie line-up as a half back flanker, but later played with equal success as a wingman and rover. When Collingwood overcame Carlton in the 1910 VFL Grand Final, Sadler was in a back pocket. He went to the 1911 Adelaide carnival with the VFL side, and also donned the Big V jumper in 1912.

Author - John Devaney

Sources

Full Points Footy Publications

Footnotes

* Behinds calculated from the 1965 season on.
+ Score at the end of extra time.