150. John ‘Jack’ Hinds

Player Inductee

East Launceston/NTFUA, 1956-2006

> East Launceston player, 1957-65
> East Launceston best and fairest recipient
> Played a total of 614 games at all levels
> Umpired 640 games with the NTFUA , 1980-2006 (statewide director of goal umpiring for four seasons during this time)

Jack Hinds has contributed to Australian football in Tasmania as a player, administrator and umpire for more than 50 years. He has played or officiated over 1200 games of football in northern Tasmania and continues to serve football in Tasmania as a goal umpire, coach and mentor for up and coming umpires. Hinds has also served his other great sporting love, cricket, for a similar period as a player and official.