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Sam Sheldon (born 8 March 1989) is a former Australian rules footballer who played for the Brisbane Lions in the Australian Football League.
Sheldon is of Indigenous Australian heritage and his tribal ancestry can be traced to the Wemba-Wemba. He also grew up in Echuca, where he attended St Joseph’s College from year 7 and 8.
Sheldon was drafted to the Brisbane Lions in 2006. Sheldon could have opted to be drafted to Carlton Football Club under the Father-Son Rule. Sam Sheldon’s father is Ken Sheldon who played for Carlton (and then for St Kilda) in a career that included 3 premierships for the “Navy Blues” in 1979, 1981, and 1982.
- Sam Sheldon’s playing statistics from AFL Tables
- AFL Record. Round 9,2009. Slattery Publishing. pg 75.
- “Sheldon given Voss’s No.3 Lions jersey”. 7 November 2007.
- “Brisbane Lions rookie Sam Sheldon to make AFL debut against Essendon at Gabba”. The Courier-Mail. 30 April 2009.