168. Roy Ringrose

Player Inductee

North Launceston/Longford/East Launceston/NWFU/Burnie/TFL, Player/Administrator, 1950-1992

> VFL/VFA club football, 1943-49
> North Launceston, 1950-51
> Longford, 1952-54
> East Launceston, 1956-59
> Coached East Launceston, 1961
> NTFA leading goalkicker, 1953 (58), 1954 (54), 1957 (50) and 1958 (55)
> President, NWFU/GNFL, 1975-83
> President, Burnie Hawks FC, 1990-93
> Director of the TFL and state eelector for eight seasons
> Life member, North West Football Union
> Life member, Tasmanian Football League.
> ANFC Merit Award for service to football, 1992

Roy Ringrose was born 4 December 1936 and died in 2006. Ringrose spent his formative football years with Essendon and finally broke into senior football with VFA club Brunswick. Upon moving to Tasmania his playing career blossomed and he spent eight productive years in the NTFA. His many years of service as an administrator in north-west Tasmania was of great benefit to Tasmanian football.