Bulldogs capture Demi’s heart after 50 SANFLW games

Central's Demi Sonneman breaks away from the stoppage. Picture - Longtime Photography


Demi Sonneman doesn’t hold back when it comes to describing how she feels about the Central District Football Club.

”I’m really excited because Central really does have my heart and I can’t believe I’m about to play 50 games for them,” Sonneman told SANFL Radio.

Lining up in her 50th Hostplus SANFLW League match in Round 12, Sonneman’s love for the Bulldogs is so strong, she preferred to have he milestone recognised for her 50th club match, which is this Sunday’s Second Semi-Final against South Adelaide.

That’s because she lined up in one match for Norwood, which turned out to be the historic opening night of the SANFLW competition at The Parade.

It’s fair to say Demi’s parents were conflicted for the occasion as her older sister Jayme-Lee lined up against Demi while playing for North Adelaide.

After suffering a knee reconstruction in the wake of that opening match, Sonneman joined Central for its opening season in 2019, playing the final eight games of the club’s debut campaign.

Since then, she has relished playing out at the Ponderosa while riding the roller-coaster to the club’s inaugural finals appearance at Flinders University Stadium on Sunday.

Central’s Demi Sonneman marks strongly on the lead. Picture – Longtime Photography

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