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(s) Mentone / Xavier College[1]
Height/Weight 188 cm / 87 kg
Position(s) Ruck rover
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
1964–1968
1969–1974
St Kilda
Subiaco
075 0(2)
115 (20)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of 1974 season.
Career highlights
  • St Kilda premiership side 1966
  • Subiaco Best & Fairest 1972
  • Subiaco premiership side 1973
  • Western Australia representative 1969 carnival 3 games & 1971
  • VFL Tribunal Member 1997
  • West Coast Eagles Director 1993-99
  • Subiaco Hall of Fame 2005 (Diehards)
  • University Football Club Coach 1976-1978
  • University Football Club Premiership Coach 1977
  • Subiaco Life Member 1985
  • Subiaco Vice President 1982-83
  • Australian Sports Medal 2000
  • West Australian Football Commission Life Member 2012
  • AFL Life Member 2014

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 has contributed 40 years of honorary service to the Western Australian Football Commission is his role as arbitrator, appeals tribunal member and Chairman of Community football.

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, played Hawthorn & North Melbourne.[3]

References[edit]

  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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