Full Name: SID SEARL
Date of Birth: 10/01/1917
Height: 178 cm ( 5-10 )
Weight: 64 kg ( 10-1 )
Debut: 13/06/1942, Round 6, Essendon
Last Game: 04/07/1942, Round 9, North Melbourne
Total Games: 3
Total Goals: 0
Total Games: 30
Total Goals: 9
Sid usually played in defence after being recruited from Port Melbourne. He kicked 12 goals in his first senior game with Port Melbourne in late 1941. The next week he was relegated to 19th man as several of the regular senior players returned to the side. He spent three seasons with Richmond before returning to Port, where he was a member of their 1947 Premiership side. He later spent two seasons with Northcote before moving to Western Australia where he still lives. Sid is the father of former Collingwood and Fitzroy player Doug Searl, who was also a very successful coach with the Richmond Thirds.
Kew Districts 1936-40 ( Honours - Club Best & Fairest Three Times, Competition " A " Grade Best & Fairest Once ) ; Port Melbourne 1941.
Port Melbourne 1945-48, Games 61 including 1941, Goals 21 including 1941 ( Honours - Premiership 1947 ) ; Northcote 1949-50, Games 32, Goals 6 ; Victoria Brewery 1950-52 ; Sandovers 1953-54.