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Full name  Colin Saddington
Years  Club
Date of birth  26 June 1937
Name  Col Saddington

Died  April 18, 2012
Height/Weight  180 cm / 89 kg
Positions  Ruckman

Date of death  18 April 2012(2012-04-18) (aged 74)

Original team(s)  Richmond City Jrs

Colin "Col" Saddington (26 June 1937 – 18 April 2012) was an Australian rules footballer who played with Richmond in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

Saddington was a ruckman and occasional defender, recruited locally. He polled the equal most votes by a Richmond player in the 1959 Brownlow Medal.

From 1963 to 1965, Saddington played 26 games for Sturt in the South Australian National Football League.

He spent the rest of the decade as playing coach of Western Border Football League club Coleraine, guiding them to a premiership in 1967.

Saddington then returned to Richmond and was put in charge of their Under-19s side. He was later coach of the Richmond reserves team. Saddington coached the reserves side to a premiership in 1973; that same year he was awarded a life membership. He retired from coaching after the 1975 season.


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