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FOOTBALL. F. JENKINS DECIDES. Remaining in This State. Despite attractive offers made to him by three clubs to go to Victoria next season, the young South Fremantle player and Sandover medallist, F. Jen kins, has now definitely decided to remain in this State. Seen at his home at South Fremantle last night, Jenkins said that he had come to this decision within the past few days. "I am not going," was his answer to the inquiry whether he was likely to accept one of the Victorian offers. Be yond that he would not commit himself and his future plans still appear to be uncertain. Asked whether there was a possibility of his transfer to another club in this State, Jenkins shook his head and refused to be drawn. Following the announcement that he had been awarded the Sandover Medal for the past season, Jenkins was approached by the St. Kilda Club three months ago, the offer virtually promis ing permanent and suitable employment as well as other inducements calculated to win the services of any young and ambitious player. The thrill of playing before huge crowds was mentioned, and Jenkins was told that in the event of his acceptance, all expenses in connection' with his transfer would be borne by the St. Kilda Club. A few weeks later, this offer was followed by one couched in almost similar terms from Footscray. When asked a month ago concerning these offers, Jenkins said that he was anxious to seize any opportunities he could to improve his future, but also stated that he was eager, if possible, to remain in this State. Last night he admitted having received a third offer to play in Victoria, this time from Geelong. This, also, had many attractive inducements, but he declined to make them public. "It was a bit bet ter than the other two," was his only comment, adding, however, that he thought he now had better prospects here, "or just as good, anyhow." "I can't say yet what I am going to do next season," was his parting remark, "but anyhow, I am glad now that I won't be leaving the West. That much is cer tain."

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