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Zephaniah Skinner
Personal information
Full name Zephaniah Skinner
Date of birth (1989-06-27) 27 June 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Noonkanbah Station, Western Australia
Original team Nightcliff (NTFL)
Draft #88, 2010 National Draft, Western Bulldogs
Height/Weight 189cm / 79kg
Position(s) Forward
Playing career1
Years Club Games (Goals)
2011–2012 Western Bulldogs 8 (5)
1 Playing statistics correct to end of Round 22 2012 season.

Zephaniah Skinner (born 27 June 1989) is an Australian rules footballer who played for the Western Bulldogs in the Australian Football League.

A Yungngora man, Skinner was born at Noonkanbah Station, several hundred kilometres east of Broome, Western Australia.[1] Skinner was taken at number 88 in the 2010 AFL Draft.[2]

Making his debut during the 2011 AFL season, Skinner retired from AFL football at the end of the 2012 season.


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The Courier

The Courier
Fri, 29 May 2015 05:22:30 -0700

Zephaniah Skinner was drafted in 2010 and moved from his remote community at Noonkanbah Station, Western Australia, to Footscray in Melbourne's west. I can't begin to understand the culture shock that Zeph must have experienced, but he returned to his ...
ABC Online
Fri, 16 May 2014 04:28:47 -0700

It has been described as the last frontier of untapped football talent - northern Western Australia, where footy fields are often red dirt, and athletic ability abounds. But so far, that talent has not translated into many high-profile careers. A ...

The West Australian

The West Australian
Fri, 03 Apr 2015 17:00:00 -0700

Zephaniah Skinner gazes over the tumbling Fitzroy River and is tortured by what it is in the water that keeps dragging him back. The fact he is standing on a red dirt mound instead of in the middle of Etihad Stadium tonight is proof for all the AFL's ...
The Age
Tue, 13 Nov 2012 20:59:25 -0800

Zephaniah Skinner had pace and a huge leap, making him an exciting forward line option. Photo: Paul Rovere PTR. Zephaniah Skinner has decided to retire from the Western Bulldogs after two years, drawn back to his remote community in Western Australia.

The Conversation AU

The Conversation AU
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:53:33 -0700

Quoting young AFL recruit Zephaniah Skinner, a member of the Kimberley's Yungngora group, who live at the Noonkanbah Station, several hundred kilometres east of Broome, about why he had decided to leave the AFL, the living reality and qualities of ...
Sun, 22 Jul 2012 08:33:45 -0700

A GAME-WINNING goal by Western Bulldogs limewire Zephaniah Skinner has kept Williamstown's finals aspirations alive, securing a two-point victory over western rivals Werribee. The spring-heeled indigenous talent bypassed a pride of Tigers at a ...
Herald Sun
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 03:01:16 -0700

In the past few years we've seen Liam Jurrah, Liam Patrick, Zephaniah Skinner and Amos Frank — among others — be handed AFL careers from remote areas only to go unfulfilled. “That's the $1 million question,” Headland says. “They're uncoached these ...

The West Australian

The West Australian
Thu, 29 May 2014 17:11:22 -0700

The Dogs have had 18 indigenous representatives including WA's Nicky Winmar, Phil Krak- ouer, Steven Koops, Zephaniah Skinner, Brennan Stack and Josh Hill. Goodes said it was important for the club to recognise their achievements. "Liam Jones came ...

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