|Position||Lock, Half Back, Centre|
|Junior Club||Punchbowl, Lakemba|
|Debut||1935: Round 1 vs North Sydney|
|Other Clubs||Western Suburbs|
Frank Sponberg was the club's first great lock forward and was named at lock in the Berries to Bulldogs 70 Year Team of Champions in 2004.
A local junior, Frank joined Western Suburbs and played 36 games between 1932 and 1934 where he played in the 1934 Premiership winning team.
Frank returned to Canterbury for the inaugural season in 1935. He built a reputation as a strong defender and was extremely mobile with his high work rate.
Frank was unlucky not to play for NSW when he was twice selected as a reserve.
A member of the Premiership winning teams in 1938 and 1942, Frank also played in the 1939 City Cup winning team.
He captained the first grade team on six occasions and is the father-in-law of Clive Gartner.
Frank passed away in June 2000 at the age of 87.
In 2004, Frank was named at lock for the Berries to Bulldogs 70 Year Team of Champions. On April 1 2007, he was inducted into the Bulldogs Ring of Champions.