Eddie Sansbury

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Eddie Sansbury
Eddie Sansbury.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1983-12-26) 26 December 1983 (age 30)
Original team Central District (SANFL)
Debut Round 1, 2004, Kangaroos
v. Adelaide, at MCG
Height/Weight 183cm / 86kg
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2004-2008 North Melbourne 40 (21)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 2008 season.

Edward (Eddie) Sansbury is an Australian rules football player who formerly played as a midfielder for the Kangaroos Football Club in the Australian Football League.

He was drafted to the Kangaroos as a third round selection at pick 40 in the 2003 AFL Draft from the Central District Bulldogs in the South Australian National Football League. In the 2003 SANFL grand final he kicked 5 goals against the future Brownlow Medalist Adam Cooney.

Eddie played as a forward midfielder during his career. In Round 22 of 2007, Sansbury kicked 5 goals in the 64 point win over the Western Bulldogs. He had his best season in Kangaroo colours to date. However Sansbury was delisted at the end of the 2008 season after only playing one game during the season. In 2009 he has returned to Adelaide and to Central District.

Sansbury is the cousin of Sydney's Michael O'Loughlin and Kangaroo team-mate Daniel Wells.

Achievements[edit]

Career Games - 40

Career Goals - 21

Draft History - Pick 40 (2003)

Brownlow Votes - 3

Career Finals - 3

2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Games 1 12 7 10 10
Ave. Kicks 1 8.8 6.7 4.9 6.2
Ave. Handballs 3 6.3 7.4 3.8 3.1

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