140. Ian Westell

Player Inductee

Sandy Bay, Full Forward, 1946-1959

> 169 games, 876 goals, Sandy Bay, 1946-59
> Sandy Bay best and fairest, 1949
> Sandy Bay premierships, 1946 and 1952
> Named in Sandy Bay’s ‘Best 25 Players’, announced 2001
> Represented Tasmania nine times in 1947 (4) and 1950 (5)
> TFL leading goalkicker, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1954, 1955 and 1957

Ian Westell kicked a career club record of 876 goals for Sandy Bay, including a season high of 83 in 1950. He is credited with kicking 13 goals in a match and had several bags of 10 or more. Westell was a champion player for more than a decade and continued to serve the game as a media commentator following his retirement as a player.