Springer Kangaroo Family

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Official UK Biography Information

Father Bruce Springer runs the Sylvanian Cricket Club and is also the captain of the team. Depending on which team wins the toss of the coin he either opens the batting or begins the bowling. His finest hour – and it did only take an hour – was when he bowled out the entire second eleven for only twelve runs and then opened the batting for his team and hit each of the first three balls for six. What a win!

Mother Sheila Springer is a great all round sportswoman and is especially good at netball. She is often found at the netball courts either playing her favourite position of goal defence (GD) or coaching one of the junior teams. She works hard at all her sports, encouraging her children to do the same. “Winning is not everything, beating your PB (Personal Best) is!” she claims.

Sister Joanne Springer, like the rest of her family, is sports mad. Her favourite activity is running; to be precise, long distance running. She trains very hard at this, getting up at six o’clock every morning in order to run around the fields, having a quick shower before she dashes off to catch the school bus.

Baby Joey Springer loves to play bat and ball with his father, Bruce. He usually misses the ball with the bat, which makes both him and his daddy laugh.The sports stars of Sylvania on the cricket pitch and netball court.

Joseph & Josephine Springer spend hours with their mother Sheila at the netball courts. They love to put the netball bibs on and throw a ball together and try and shoot goals. (Twin set)

The Springers were released by both Flair (2011) and Epoch (2014). Epoch figures have the flat hand style, but the earlier Flair Springers have gripping hands.

Kangaroos exist in the US Calico Critters line (the Hopper family), but with different names and a different appearance. The Japanese and Calico Critters versions look alike, while the UK Springers have darker noses, longer ears, and more pronounced facial features. The baby twins are from the UK line. There are no additional twins or babies for the JP/CC kangaroo families.

The Springers have a Greenbearshire blog entry.

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