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VALE: ANTHONY "STRETCH" SHERIDAN

It is with deep sadness to advise that Anthony Sheridan passed away suddenly on Wednesday 29th January 2020.

Anthony "Stretch" Sheridan was a gun ruckman for the Avondale Heights Football Club. He also played with Essendon Reserves. Stretch was very athletic, a great mark of the footy and possessed a “different” kicking style. Only a few would remember but Stretch was also a very good cricketer, quick opening bowler who spearheaded the U/16 Grand Final for Avondale Heights Cricket Club.

1973 Member of the Under 17's A Grade side who finished Runner's Up
1974 Captain of the Under 17's A Grade Premiership side
1960-1970's Team of the Decade Member - RUCKMAN / FORWARD POCKET
1980's Team of the Decade Member - RUCKMAN

Stretch's biggest achievement was being announced as a member of the Avondale Heights Football Club Golden Jubilee Team 1965-2015

Stretch kept in touch with the club through watching his nephew James (brother Darren’s son) play on Sundays and was a regular supporter at Seniors games over the years, usually catch him in the rooms having a beer or two with Darren and studying the Form Guide!
Stretch always had a welcoming smile on his face and was always up for a chat. Gone way to bloody soon, Rest in Peace Big Fella  

Golden Jubilee Team 1965-2015

Funeral Details are as follows:

Date: Friday February 7th 2020
Time: 10.30 am

A Memorial Mass will be held at St Martins DePores Church Military Road Avondale Heights to celebrate the life of Anthony “Stretch” Sheridan.
Followed by refreshments at the Avondale Heights Football Club Social Rooms




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