|Full name||James Vernon Sewell|
|Date of birth||3 February 1954|
|Place of birth||Geraldton, Western Australia|
|Height||188 cm (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||80 kg (176 lb)|
1 Playing statistics correct to the end of 1986.
|Sources: AFL Tables, AustralianFootball.com|
Born in Geraldton, Sewell joined West Australian Football League (WAFL) club East Fremantle and was centre half forward in their 1979 premiership team, with a reputation for high flying marks. When he crossed to Footscray in 1983 he was used initially as a full-back but the following season Sewell played up forward, kicking 28 goals. He was a losing Preliminary Finalist in 1985, kicking two goals in the loss to Hawthorn.
Following his retirement from football, Sewell served as the Football Manager of the Brisbane Bears.