SORRENTO has landed multiple Peninsula Team of the Year centre half forward Scott Lockwood.
Lockwood was said to be on the move to an amateur club closer to the city but after a few chats with new coach Nick Jewell, decided to go to Sorrento.
Mt Eliza team mate and hard running defender Jack Egan will join Lockwood at the Sharks.
Whilst it’s big news for the Sharks, Jewell played it down.
“Look, we are just replacing at the moment. We get Lockwood for Leigh Poholke and Egan for Troy Schwarze. If you like, Nick Corp, who we recruited last week, is also a replacement for Ryan Jeffries who has retired,” Jewell said.
Sorrento is “very close” with one other big name.
The quiet word coming out of Sorrento, but is yet to be confirmed, is that Myles Pitt has a serious back injury and star players Daniel Grant and Jon Croad are both headed for Queensland.
In other news:
- Rye has lost Team of the Year forward Andrew Dean to Tooradin. The Seagulls were hopeful of landing Jye Lloyd also but he’s going nowhere according to Rye.
- Frankston Bombers have picked up Jarryd Amalfi from Langwarrin and four players who have been at Frankston Dolphins. Two are Bombers boys in Ryan Marks-Logan and Dale Sutton while Sam Fox and Ryan Kitchen have also signed. Both Bombers and Dolphins say Fox will play more games at their respective clubs this season.
- Dromana has welcomed back premiership player Beau McMurray and recruited former Tyabb and Langwarrin forward Matt Dimkos. Dimkos needs to get his body right to be of any value to the Tigers after playing less than half of all available games in the past three seasons.
- Somerville stars Ben Crowe, Steve Crowe, Jacob Wilson and a few others sent some shockwaves through the Eagles’ nest last week when they were pictured on the Toe Punt Facebook page wearing Crib Point jumpers and shaking the hands of Magpies’ star Michael Cook. It was all a prank during the buck’s weekend of Wilson.