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A Western Australian.
- ‘As are Sandgropers Gareth and Robert.’
- ‘Moreover, the last time Western Australia had played Tasmania, at the previous year's Adelaide carnival, the Sandgropers had done virtually as they pleased all day en route to 113 point victory.’
- ‘Only now, after a season of raised eyebrows, are Melburnians getting wise to the Sandgropers' in-joke, and have now added to the challenge.’
Late 19th century: so named because of the large amount of sand in Western Australia.
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