Brian Sierakowski

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Brian Sierakowski
Personal information
Full name Brian Cosmas Sierakowski
Date of birth (1945-11-01) 1 November 1945 (age 69)
Original team Mentone / Xavier College[1]
Height/Weight 188 cm / 87 kg
Position(s) Ruck rover
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
St Kilda
075 0(2)
115 (20)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1974 season.
Career highlights

Brian Cosmas Sierakowski (born 1 November 1945) is a lawyer and former Australian rules footballer.

He played as a ruckman and defender for the St Kilda Football Club playing 75 games and kicking two goals from 1964-68. He played in the 1966 premiership side and was named as one of the best players in the Grand Final. Later, he played for Subiaco and represented Western Australia.

He survived a shark attack in 1997 off Cottesloe.[2] His damaged surf ski 'Extract of Poland' adorns the ceiling of the well-known Cicerello’s Fish 'n' Chips in Fremantle.

His son, David Sierakowski, also played for St Kilda and the West Coast Eagles in the AFL and his nephew, Will Sierakowski, is currently playing for North Melbourne.[3]


  1. ^ Holmesby, Russell & Main, Jim (2007). The Encyclopedia Of AFL Footballers. BAS Publishing. ISBN 978-1-920910-78-5. 
  2. ^ "Recent WA shark attacks". The Sunday Times. 18 March 2009. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 
  3. ^ Witham, Jennifer (31 October 2008). "Rookie trio delisted as Hawks finalise list". AFL BigPond Network. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 

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